VH Training

The VH team offers various training opportunities for teachers and school authorities wishing to use the full potential of the program in the context of classroom teaching.

Our workshops are geared toward the practical needs of history and social science teachers and respond to the new pedagogical demands of provincial curricula and backward design. We can also customize workshops to meet your particular needs, if necessary.


Please contact the Virtual Historian Team.


Table for training costs 




90-minute workshop
(available online or onsite)

This introductory workshop introduces the program and its current activities, the various teaching strategies, students’ learning approaches, and the "lesson builder" module. Participants get an opportunity to practice and use the program.


Half-day workshop


This half-day workshop introduces the program along with all the current activities and strategies. Focus is also placed on creating and sharing personal lessons. Participants learn by doing activities from the program.


Full-day workshop


This full-day workshop is for participants who want a step-by-step approach to the program and current activities and strategies. Focus is also placed on the various functionalities of the program. Participants learn by creating their own activities from the program. 


*Costs do not include transportation for workshops outside the Ottawa-Gatineau region.