Workshops and Institutes
NYC Teachers Election Day Professional Development 2012
November 6, 2012
Join us on Election Day to enrich your understanding of Museum resources and activities for teaching in the newly renovated Hall of North American Mammals and Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. Teachers will have the opportunity to interact with AMNH staff to strengthen their ability to teach topics that include species conservation and biological adaptation. A new Educator’s Guide will frame the exploration of the exhibits and breakout sessions will model activities for teaching in the Museum. During the day we will hear from experts on the history, organization and science presented in these halls. Teachers will receive copies of the Educator’s Guide for the Hall of North American Mammals as well as digital and print resources for teaching.
Help us to celebrate the renovation and reopening of these halls and learn how to use them with your students.
Cost: $35 per participant includes continental breakfast, lunch and Museum resources.
Call 212-769-5200 to register.
More in this Series:
November 3, 2015
Join us on Election Day for a professional development day geared for Grade K-12 teachers who want to enrich their understanding of how to use Museum resources to integrate the teaching of science practices in support of Common Core literacy strategies and Next Generation Science Standards Learning goals.
February 16, 2016 - February 17, 2016
This two-day workshop will introduce teachers to our newest exhibition, The Secret World Inside You. Participants will work with Museum educators and scientists to strengthen their understanding of how microbes interact and affect our bodies. Activities will provide a variety of NGSS-alligned resources and teaching strategies to prepare students for a Museum learning experience. Grades 6-12.
June 9, 2016
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.