Workshops and Institutes
Connecting Content and Common Core Literacy Standards Using Museum Resources
July 29, 2014
This one day workshop explores how museum resources and school group visits can support both the Common Core literacy standards in reading and writing and science concepts from the New York State Curriculum in Science. Participants will explore a model for linking literacy and science content through visiting Museum Halls, engaging in strategies for reading and writing tasks and discussing how they would use the presented models and resources in their own work.
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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.