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Teacher Resources

Virginia History Day Teacher Workshop

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, the Virginia Historical Society hosted a Virginia History Day Teacher workshop. The workshop included an overview of the Virginia History Day program and requirements, how to incorporate the contest into your curriculum, project timeline examples, details on Virginia Historical Society collections and resources, and a question and answer session with a veteran VHD teacher. 

Virginia History Day Online Teacher Workshop

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the Virginia Historical Society hosted an online Virginia History Day Teacher workshop. The online webinar included an overview of the Virginia History Day program and requirements, how to incorporate the contest into your curriculum, project timeline examples, details on Virginia Historical Society collections and resources, and a question and answer session with a veteran VHD teacher.