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Program Flyer: Virtual Tour: The Story of Virginia

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Content Provider   HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society  2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14
Contact Information   Evan Liddiard
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA  23220
United States
Phone: (804) 342-9689
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 3 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, University, Public Library: Library Patrons, Retirement Communities
Maximum Number of Participants   No maximum, but we suggest no more than 30 students.
Minimum Number of Participants   5
Primary Disciplines   Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Problem Solving, Social Studies/History, Standards
Program Description   Virtual tours of the Virginia Historical Society’s award-winning exhibition, The Story of Virginia, are tailored to meet the requirements of grade-specific standards of learning (SOLs). The virtual tour format is a blend of presentation and question and answer, which allows for comprehensive SOL reviews for the students. Choose a comprehensive tour of the exhibition, or treat a topic in more depth. Either option allows students to explore the triumphs and tragedies of the history of the commonwealth and the nation.

The Story of Virginia: From Native American Virginia through the 20th Century
The Story of Virginia: From Native American Virginia to the Civil War
The Story of Virginia: From Native American Virginia through the Civil War
The Story of Virginia: From the Civil War through the Twentieth Century
The Story of Virginia: The Civil Rights Movement in Virginia

While the virtual tours have been aligned to Virginia standards of learning, the tours also meet national standards, and are appropriate for students and learners of all ages and from all locales. Additionally, virtual tours of The Story of Virginia can be designed for any group with special emphasis on African American history, women's history, government, economics, or primary sources. Any special requests should be made at the time of booking the program.
Program Format   The format of this program is a virtual tour, but it is a blend of presentation/lecture and question and answer. This allows for an interactive experience, and can be used as an excellent SOL review for students.
Objectives   The participant will see items from the collection of the Virginia Historical Society, and gain a deeper understanding of Virginia and national history.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   National Standards:
NL-ENG.K-12.1 English
-ENG.K-12.2 English
NL-ENG.K-12.4 English
NA-VA.K-4.4 Visual Arts
NA-VA.5-8.4 Visual Arts
NA-VA.9-12.3 Visual Arts
NSS-G.K-12.2 geography
NSS-USH.K-4.2 History
NSS-USH.5-12.3 History
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns   Our HistoryConnects programs are aligned with both national standards and Virginia Standards of Learning. While our programs can be tailored to suit learners of any age, they are initially designed for students in upper elementary and secondary schools.
Program Length   50-60 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Date/Time Notes   Programs are available Monday through Thursday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern time.

If these times do not work for your group, please contact Evan Liddiard at eliddiard@vahistorical.org and we will make every effort to find a convenient time for your program.
Program Cost   Multipoint Cost: $100.00
Program Fee Notes   This program is $50.00 for schools located within the state of Virginia
Cancellation Policy   We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Skype, iChat, FieldTripZoom, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   We require a test call one week prior to the videoconference session.

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