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Teacher Workshop Calendar

Expand your content knowledge and enrich your use of primary sources in the classroom through our interactive programs for teachers!

Participation in all programs is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education.

All Pizza & PD sessions are FREE to teachers whose students participate in our Social Studies Enrichment or Art of History programs.

Questions & Registration: professional.learning@nyhistory.org or 212-485-9256.

 

JULY

16
P-Credit Course
Teaching History with Picture Books
Monday, July 25 - Saturday, July 30, 9:00am - 4:00pm daily
This course will explore hands-on strategies for how teachers can leverage the power of high-quality picture books (both fiction and nonfiction) in combination with other high-level history resources, including those from the New-York Historical Society’s collections, to engage students in the teaching and learning of Social Studies in grades K-5. This 6-day course will include interactive gallery tours, field trips, hands-on classroom activities, and the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues on a culminating final project.
$200 museum fee, plus $125 administrative fee due to ASPDP for those seeking credit
Register Here

AUGUST

16
Summer Workshop
New York and the Constitution Debate
Tuesday, August 2, 9:30am – 12:30 pm
During the ratification of the U.S Constitution, the fate of the newly formed nation was in the hands of New York voters. Learn the history of this pivotal process and its lasting impact on American politics. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members) Register Here
16
Summer Workshop
New York Then and Now: Communities and Families
Monday, August 8, 9:30am – 12:30 pm
In this workshop for elementary educators, learn how historic images and objects can enrich student understanding of how communities and families have changed over time. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members) Register Here
16
Summer Workshop
Immigration and the Law: 1794–1964
Thursday, August 18, 9:30am – 12:30 pm
The immigration story weaves through all of American history. Trace how larger world themes like technology, economics, and war shaped immigration law and public opinion. Breakfast will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members) Register Here
16
Summer Workshop
The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems
Friday, August 19, 9:30am – 12:30 pm
Due to popular demand, we have opened a new session of this workshop featuring the fanciful exhibition, The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems! Tour the gallery with an educator and learn how the acclaimed author weaves the flavor of New York into his stories to create memorable characters and experiences that attract readers of all ages. Practice hands-on strategies for bringing Mo’s imaginative world to life in your classroom. Pizza will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members) Register Here
Creative: Tronvig Group