Workshops and Institutes
Common Core Literacy and Museum Learning Experiences: Pterosaurs
July 22, 2014
In this one day workshop, teachers will explore ways to use the Educator’s Guide for our special exhibit Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs. Participants will visit the exhibit to make curriculum connections and use AMNH resources to strengthen their abilities to teach in the Museum. Conversations with colleagues will help teachers work on differentiating lessons for their students. Teachers will receive copies of a new Educator’s Guide as well as digital and print resources. This workshop addresses Common Core state standards in English Language Arts for non-fiction reading.
Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs was organized by
the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org).
The Museum gratefully acknowledges the
Richard and Karen LeFrak Exhibition and Education Fund.
More in this Series:
NYC Teachers Chancellor’s Day Professional Development 2015: Using Museum Resources to Support K-12 Science Education
June 4, 2015
This professional day is geared for K-12 teachers who want to strengthen their ability to use Museum resources to teach science. Participants will have the opportunity to choose from a range of breakout sessions that will utilize the Museum’s digital, print, and exhibition resources to connect with the science curriculum in ways that are engaging for students.
August 3, 2015 - August 14, 2015
A ten-day institute designed to strengthen science teachers' content knowledge of evolution, ecology, and biodiversity and to prepare teachers for using Museum resources and exhibits with their students.