Workshops and Institutes
Designing a Museum Learning Experience for K-5 Students
August 16, 2013
During this workshop for K-5 educators, teachers will engage in pre-, during, and post-visit activities to learn how to prepare students for a Museum learning experience related to whale biology and conservation. Participants will explore essential questions, look at some of the research on how students learn about these concepts, and work with Educator’s Guide activities for the grade level they teach. 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 for teaching whale biology and conservation. This workshop addresses Common Core state standards in English Language Arts for non-fiction reading.
This workshop is for K-5th grade teachers.
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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.