Elementary Teachers

Virginia Agriculture Through History

For Educators pre-k through Grade 5. Join Henricus Historical Park and Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) staff for an SOL- and STEM-aligned workshop focusing on the earliest historical agriculture to modern-day Virginia agriculture.  The workshop will include (1) Colonial and Virginia Indian agricultural history and Project-Based Learning activities and (2) modern-day environmental and agricultural activities, teacher lesson plans and free resources.  All public, private, and home school educators are welcome.  Teacher re-certification hours available through AITC.

Date: July 23

Time: 9am-1pm

Registration required. Please sign up on the Agriculture in the Classroom website.

Teachers Workshop

Teacher Appreciation Day

Annual Educator Open House

Participate in onsite tours, demonstrations from school programs, make-and-take activities, and discussions about our new and upcoming SOL- and STEM-aligned programs and PBL sessions.  Enter a drawing for educational items from our gift shop. Bring your children!  Registration recommended by calling 804-318-8797.

Date: April 18

Time: 1-4pm

Cost:  Free to all public and private school educators and immediate family members with school-issued ID

Teacher Informational In-Services

Available at your school upon request. FREE

Summer Teacher Workshops

Customize a Workshop

Workshops can be arranged and customized for elementary and middle schools or districts. Workshops may include your choice(s) of the following:

  • Historical Discussion Sessions – 17th-century colonial & Virginia Indian history
  • Interactive, living history tours of the re-created Citie of Henricus & of the Powhatan Village of Arrohateck
  • Sessions on the use of primary sources & archaeology
  • Hands-on activities to take back to the classroom
  • Project and problem-based learning activities for both primary and secondary students

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