Summer Teacher Institute

Explore the story of colonial America firsthand during this weeklong Teacher Institute at Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown living-history museums. Jamestown Settlement examines the world of America’s first permanent English settlement at Jamestown and the cultures that converged in 17th-century Virginia. The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown chronicles the American Revolution from the beginnings of colonial unrest to the formation of the new nation.

Learn more about the 2013 Teacher Institute.

Program Highlights:

  • Become immersed in the history of 17th-century Jamestown and the 18th-century American Revolution.
  • Practice new teaching methods in period costume while interacting with visitors at Jamestown Settlement.
  • Experience history through hands-on period activities.
  • Participate in SOL-correlated programs, presentations and workshops.
  • Take home a kit of reproduction artifacts to use in your classroom.