The National History Day in Ohio staff is available to come out to your classroom. Outreach services include:
NHD-OH staff is available to come to your school and present to students on a variety of topics such as: Introduction to NHD, Research Journey, Tips for Creating Projects. Presentations can be tailored to meet your class needs. Staff can also provide feedback or consultations with students on their projects.
Cost : $10 per presentation + $0.52 per mile.
Download the Outreach Request form. Please mail the form or email the information to the state office to schedule your visit.
Outreach can also be done via webinars with students and can cover much of the same material as an in-person visit. Email the state office to schedule a webinar with your class.
Cost: $10 per presentation.
Teacher workshops are held around the state throughout the fall. Every year a workshop is held in October at the Ohio History Center in Columbus. Next year's workshop is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Check back in August for dates of fall workshops.
We offer a variety of webinars throughout the year. Webinars are typically 1 hour long and all you need is internet access!
Unless noted, webinars are from 4-5pm and are $10 each. You can register for webinars here
November 7: Researching for NHD
December 11: Interpreting Primary Sources
January 13-17: Specific Category Tips: 13th- Exhibits, 15th- Websites, 16th- Documentaries, 17th- Performances
January 29: Thesis Statements and Bibliographies
February 5: Judges: What they look for and interviews
Register for webinars here.
Thanks to a grant from the Midwest Center for Teaching with Primary Sources, we were able to offer 3 free webinars in 2013 on using Library of Congress resources and how to apply them to NHD projects. Watch all three webinars using the links below
Music as a Primary Sources
Maps and More
If you have suggestions for topics to be covered in a 1-2 hour webinar, please email the office:
Cost varies for webinars.
NHD-OH also hosts History Day focused field trips to the Ohio History Center. They can be customized to your schedule and needs. Download a sample agenda here.
There must be 1 chaperone for every 10 students.
Please contact the NHD-OH office to schedule a date.
Cost: $5 per student
Video Distance Learning Program:
National History Day in Ohio staff can be in your classroom through video conferencing equipment and interact with your students. Click here to sign up for a program.
Cost: $50 in state, $75 out of state