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Professional Development

The New Hampshire Historical Society offers several professional development opportunities to provide training in social studies methods as well as state history, civics, geography, and economics.

Summer 2022 Teacher Training Workshops


Learn More about the “Moose on the Loose”

A one-day workshop offered in two different formats
Monday, August 8 (in person)
Tuesday, August 9 (virtual)
Get a crash course on the new state social studies curriculum, "Moose on the Loose: Social Studies for Granite State Kids," which is being adopted by schools all over the state. Developed by the New Hampshire Historical Society for upper elementary students and educators, this curriculum provides everything you’ll need to introduce your students to state history, civics, geography, and economics. The “Moose” includes lesson plans, explainer videos, inquiry resources, curated primary source sets, and fun, easy ways to work with primary and secondary sources. And it’s all available free of charge on an open-access site ( No passwords, or access codes required!
"Moose on the Loose" integrates high-quality social studies instruction with English language arts, math, and science requirements.
Educators attending this one-day workshop will navigate the online curriculum, becoming familiar with the wealth of resources offered for teachers and students. Educators will sample several lesson plans and activities from "Moose on the Loose" that are ready to be used in the classroom immediately.
Attendees will receive a stipend of $25 and CEU credits. Please note: participants must be public or private school educators in New Hampshire.
To register for the in-person workshop on August 8, click here
To register for the virtual workshop on August 9, click here

Can't make the workshops? Take a virtual tour of the "Moose" through our "Moose" tutorial videos.