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For Teachers by Teachers

Collaborate with Museum educators to create activities and lesson plans for the Museum! Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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Focus on Folk Art

December 13, 2014, 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Engage critical thinking skills and discover folk art from over 22 countries in our newest traveling exhibit, Grandes Maestros: Great Masters of Iberoamerican Folk Art the Collection of Fomento Cultural Banamex! With standards-based activities, students of all ages can build visual literacy and form meaningful connections with art and the natural world. Museum educators will model teaching in this exhibit and give you grade-appropriate Teachable Moments for you to facilitate with your students. 

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All Professional Development at the NHM is free unless otherwise noted. To ensure we are taking advantage of our resources, let us know if you cannot attend so we can offer opportunities to others. Registration for Educator Workshops opens three weeks before the Workshop date.




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