The Vermont Historical Society offers professional development workshops for educators. These workshops focus on teaching Vermont history, using primary sources in the classroom, and guiding students through National History Day projects.
Old Documents, New Technology: Using Interactive Whiteboards to Teach with Primary Sources
A week-long workshop for K-12 educators:
July 20-August 2, 2013
8:00-4:00 at the Vermont History Center in Barre
$950 with 3 graduate credits from St. Michael's College
($900 for Vermont Historical Society members)
Explore ways to use an interactive whiteboard and primary sources more effectively to teach to the Common Core State Standards.
Use resources created by previous participants: Interactive Whiteboard Lessons
Teachers planning lessons are welcome to do research for free at the Leahy Library, located at the Vermont History Center in Barre. The library contains thousands of photographs, books, posters, maps, and other documents that tell the stories of Vermont.