Educators and Summer Program Providers Open House
Tuesday, May 7, 4:00– 6:00 pm
Join fellow educators and summer programs providers for this exciting event! Explore the Museum’s core exhibition and hear about our upcoming special exhibition, The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats. Learn about our summer educational programs and fun activities, strike up a conversation, and come away with useful knowledge and helpful tips for a field trip. Discover how NMAJH can help you engage your students with stories of courage, imagination, and hard work so they gain a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which all Americans aspire.
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The event is free, but registration is required.
To join us, please call 215.923.3811 x153, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Course in partnership with the Penn Literacy Network and NMAJH
Implementing and Adapting Outstanding Literacy Practices for Elementary Educators, Grades K-8
Tuesday-Thursday, June 25th – 27th from 9:30am – 2:00pm
Upon successful completion participants are awarded 1.5(.5CUs)graduate level credits from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education
Tuition valued at $600 is covered by NMAJH with the exception of a $25 application fee
To register, please use the link below or contact
Vera Da Vinci, Education Outreach Manager at email@example.com or 215-923-3811 ext. 118.
Click here to sign up!
Registration is due by May 1, 2013. Accepted applicants will be notified by May 8th.
Viktor Lowenfeld and
Creative Expression Art
To be rescheduled, new date coming soon!
Led by Susan K. Leshnoff,
Ed.D., Associate Professor of Fine Arts and Graduate Program in Museum
Professions, Seton Hall University
1) Presentation highlighting Lowenfeld’s
teaching theories addressing diverse populations.
2) Tour of the
special exhibition, Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee
Scholars at Black Colleges featuring Viktor Lowenfeld and his student,
John Biggers Hands-on studio session applying Lowenfeld’s theories for
practical classroom use.
The workshop fee is covered by the
Museum.Participants may bring a brown bag or purchase food and
beverages at the Museum Café at a special discounted rate.
To register, please contact:
Vera Da Vinci, Education
Outreach Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 215-923-3811 ext. 118.
Image: Viktor Lowenfeld (professor,
Hampton Institute) The Negro's Burden, (1943-45), iol painting. Collection
of Judith Weyburne and Dr. John Lowenfeld.
Teacher Open House
Attendees will have the opportunity to preview a
fascinating new special exhibition, Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish
Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges , as well as explore the Museum’s Core
Exhibition. NMAJH will make a brief presentation of educational materials and
share helpful tips on planning your class visit. Our renowned Museum Store
will offer promotions and discounts exclusively for attending teachers. The
event is free, but registration is required.
Teacher Workshop: Choices and Challenges of Freedom
Wednesday, November 28, 2012; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The National Museum of American Jewish History
invites teachers to participate in a Museum sponsored workshop introducing
enrichment activities in support of the Museum’s Core exhibition that
explores more than 350 years of American and Jewish History. Learn about
our new Choices and Challenges of Freedom Cross Curricular Module covering
the period from the Colonial Era to WWII. The series of grade appropriate
units provide educators with an opportunity to teach using the artifacts
and galleries that relate to the material being taught in the classroom.
All instructional materials are aligned to the Common Core and State
Standards in Language Arts and Social Studies. Equally important, these
programs will expose your students to the unique types of learning
experiences that only museums can provide.
American Jewish History
The Institute for Curriculum Services:
National Resource Center for Accurate Jewish Content in Schools
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Hub Education. Coming to America: A Fifth Grade Unit on Immigration
Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles:
Exhibition and Resource. Museum of Jewish Heritage (NYC)
Interactive version of Emma
Lazarus' “The New Colossus,”
The educational experience at the
National Museum of American Jewish History fulfills many Common Core
Standards; Performance Examples based on the curriculum Benchmarks.