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Educator Resources

Teacher Professional Development Workshop

Teachers: Please join us for a fun-filled professional development day and earn four in-service hours!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


teacherflyerExperienced History Center staff will teach various workshops that demonstrate best practices in integrating social studies and enhancing how students learn within the classroom. Our workshop is free and includes lunch and childcare for children 5-12 years old.

Session topics include:

  • Let’s Play: Teach social studies and other subjects through games and exploratory play.
  • Order in the Court: Enhance your civics curriculum inside our historic 1927 courtroom.
  • Full S‘H’TEAM Ahead: Explore ways to integrate other disciplines as you teach history.
  • The Right Source, of Course: Strengthen students’ understanding of primary and secondary sources.

Space is limited. To reserve your spot, please register here or email



Lesson Plan Downloads

Field Trips

• K-2 Field Trip Lesson Plans
• Grades 3-5 Field Trip Lesson Plans
• Grades 6-12 Field Trip Lesson Plans

History on the Go – Play Lesson Plans

• Cow & Horse Lesson Plan
• Cracker Family Lesson Plan
• First Contact: La Florida Lesson Plan
• Four Henrys Lesson Plan
• Habitat Hullabaloo Lesson Plan
• Pioneer Portraits Lesson Plan

History on the Go – Teach-In Lesson Plans

• Teach-in FL Statehood Lesson Plan
• Teach-in Native American Lesson Plan

The History Center offers helpful resources for educators. Check this page often for new additions and changes!