Author: NTC

0

Awakening Education from a Distance

Unless you unplugged from all forms of communication including the news and social media, you’re probably aware of the coronavirus and its effects throughout the world. One major consequence of the pandemic is awakening...

1

Albert Einstein

Download the Poster Albert Einstein once said, “The greatest scientists are artists as well,” so it’s fitting that we honor him with this issue of History’s ARTifacts. Over the course of his life, Einstein...

0

Thomas Edison Lights the Way

Download the Poster Here The science behind electricity and the creation of the light bulb is fascinating. Today, we take electric light for granted and we don’t spend a lot of time thinking about...

0

Deborah Sampson: Revolutionary

Download the Poster Deborah Sampson was born on December 17, 1760. Always a patriot, she became a hero of the American Revolution by disguising herself as a man and joining the Light Infantry Company...

0

The Mayflower Sets Sail

The date is September 6, 1620. The Mayflower, a ship normally used to carry cargo, not people, set sail for the place we now call America. After two months at sea, the passengers were grateful to finally land, but the long winter ahead would have a major impact on their group. Of course, the arrival of the Pilgrims would have even more…

The Greensboro Four

Download the Poster On February 1st, 1960, four African American college students entered a Woolworth’s Drugstore in Greensboro, North Carolina, sat down at the lunch counter, and asked to be served. At that time,...

History’s ARTifacts

Thank you for checking out History’s ARTifacts. Here is a sneak preview of our new, free educational series, which will bring standards-aligned creative content into your classroom throughout the 2018-19 school year. Watch for...

Summer at NTC

If NTC’s educational theatrical programs take place within the school year, does NTC take the summer off? The short answer is no. Even though we do not have any tours on the road in...

No Really, It’s Free!

Whoever coined the phrase, “there’s no such thing as a free lunch,” clearly has never heard of The National Theatre for Children. NTC prides itself on performing educational theatre in schools across the country...