A Class at the Museum

Just thought I’d share with you all, I just signed up for a 4-week Coursera course starting March 3rd. It’s called, Art and Inquiry: Museum Teaching Strategies for Your Classroom offered by the Museum of Modern Art.

“Intended for teachers (Grades 4-12) from all disciplines, this course will introduce ways to integrate works of art into your classroom by using inquiry-based teaching methods commonly used in museum settings. This course is designed to give teachers the tools to create meaningful object-based learning activities that can be integrated into a wide variety of curricula. We’ll explore strategies that emphasize literacy, critical thinking skills and that connect across disciplines. The strategies and content that you will learn in this course parallels the proficiencies outlined in the Common Core State Standards as they relate to literacy, speaking and listening, critical thinking, analyzing informational text, and citing evidence to support arguments.”

Here’s the link if anyone is interested: https://www.coursera.org/course/artinquiry

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