Orange County Regional History Center, The

Orange County Regional History Center, The

Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, the History Center offers four floors of dynamic permanent exhibits exploring 12,000 years of Central Florida history. The smart, surprising fun continues with limited-run and nationally-run traveling exhibitions scheduled throughout the year.


In-School Program: History on the Go Teach-In


Program description

The Teach-In program sends museum staff into individual classrooms to bring history to life. The highlight of the program is the use of popular games and toys as the medium for teaching history. Through exploratory play and STEM based challenges, students are learning about historical topics and making connections between past and present. The Teach-In program targets 2nd and 4th grade and meets


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Workshops & Classes
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: History, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Bilingual: No
Available dates:


August 17, 2020 – May 21, 2021

Available times:

As requested. Depending on the number of classes, may require multiple dates.

Length of program: 1 hour per session
Space / technical requirements:

Students will be divided into 4 even groups and will rotate through stations. Classrooms will need 4 tables set-up with 4-5 chairs per station or 4 clear areas on the floor.

Fees / Ticketing:

$350.00 per program. Serves 1 grade level, up to 8 classes.

Orange County Public Schools are eligible to receive funding through the United Arts of Central Florida. For more information regarding grant funding, contact Shannon Elliston at 407-836-8545 or




Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes

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