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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February 17, 2015 - May 9, 2015
This three part workshop provides teachers with the tools to design, execute and evaluate successful science and literacy aligned Museum learning experiences around the topic of plate tectonics.
February 18, 2015 - February 19, 2015
This two day workshop will introduce K-12 teachers to our newest exhibition, Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters. Participants will work with Museum educators and scientists to strengthen their understanding of the earth processes that cause natural disasters, explore the tools that scientists use to study and predict these events and use case studies that help illustrate the topic
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.