- Work with a book artist, museum educators, and curriculum specialists in visual arts, science, and language arts.
- Expand their toolkit of book formats, writing samples, and ABC curriculum integration ideas.
- Explore the parallels between studio habits of mind and STEM innovation thinking.
- Experiment with inquiry methods designed to encourage creative and critical thinking among their students.
- Develop a new interdisciplinary unit for their specific classroom needs from concept to final design.
This low-cost program ($30 materials fee collected upon registration) takes place for one week in odd-year summers, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
Optional: Participants can register to earn three graduate credits through Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. Upon acceptance into the Advanced Teacher Institute, educators will receive information about tuition fees and registering for graduate credit.
- ABC Teacher Institute
Check back in January 2021 to apply!
Art, Books, and Creativity (ABC) is the museum’s signature arts integration curriculum. This model curriculum unites visual arts and language arts through the creation of artists’ books, with a specific focus on the cultural contributions of women artists. ABC promotes visual literacy and critical thinking by developing students’ skills in observation, reflection, and arts creation.
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