Virtual Colonial Days

“Windows to the Past, Knowledge for the Future”

A Zoom Webinar Series for Oklahoma Fifth Graders

Oklahoma fifth-grade classes are invited to use 21st-century technology to connect with 17th and 18th-century Americans during Virtual Colonial Days presented by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.          

“Windows to the Past, Knowledge for the Future” is the theme of the ZOOM webinar series, in which historical interpreters will offer lessons from the past to help students become engaged and responsible citizens for the future.

The 45-minute webinars are FREE to registered participants and are scheduled at 10 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 20, Feb. 3, Feb. 17, and Feb. 24, 2023. Each session will include opportunities for students to interact and submit questions to historical interpreters via the Q&A feature of Zoom. Students will not be shown on video or audio. Recordings of the sessions will be available through May for those students who missed the live webinars.

Optional Activities: Each of the session listings includes optional lesson plans and hands-on activities.

Registration Opens December 1