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.
Vermont History Day Teacher Workshop
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at the Vermont History Museum, Montpelier - 9:00-3:00
This workshop will examine different options for History Day projects and demonstrate ways to incorporate History Day into the classroom. Emphasis will be placed on Common Core connections, including finding and using primary sources and writing explanatory text.
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.