80 Minute Professional Learning Opportunities

N-YHS offers workshops that fulfill the weekly 80-minute professional learning requirement for NYC public schools. For more information please contact professional.learning@nyhistory.org or 212-485-9256.

Pedagogy Workshops
$350 per session or $1,200 for four, up to 30 teachers 
Workshops model instructional strategies for incorporating primary sources in the classroom.

  • Objects Tell Stories
  • Learning History with Images
  • The Past in Picture Books (K-5)
  • Deconstructing Documents (6-12)
  • Charting the Past with Maps

Content Workshops
$350 per session or $1,200 for four, up to 30 teachers 
Workshops delve into formative moments in New York and America’s past using historical evidence.

  • American Revolution in New York
  • Chinese American Experience
  • Civil Rights Movement
  • Communities Then & Now
  • Families Then & Now
  • Great Depression
  • Immigration
  • Industrialization
  • Life in New Amsterdam
  • Lincoln and New York
  • New York and the Civil War
  • Nueva York
  • Slavery in New York
  • Transportation Then & Now
  • Westward Expansion
  • Women and War
  • World War I
  • World War II

Art of History Workshops
$400 per session, up to 30 teachers
Workshops combine history content and art making to encourage students to document their learning through the visual arts. Art materials are included.

  • Life with the Lenape / Paper Sculpture
  • New Amsterdam / Still Life Drawing
  • Colonial New York / Printmaking
  • American Revolution / Printmaking
  • Slavery / Collage
Creative: Tronvig Group