All professional development (PD) will be virtual for the upcoming 2020/2021 school year. The Newark Museum of Art will provide live virtual PD opportunities for educators, administrators and parents. NMOA provides PDs that are instructional in project- and object-based learning, open questioning and use a hands-on approach. The goal of our professional development is to aid all life learners in best practices in progressive educational techniques and to understand how to use authentic objects as a primary teaching resource.
Private professional development opportunities
- Price: $50 per teacher, per workshop including curriculum packet with pre- and post-lessons
- Duration: 3-hour session
- Capacity: 25 participants maximum, 10 minimum
- To schedule a private professional development opportunity, contact: email@example.com
Professional development workshop themes:
Programs encourage early childhood educators to explore the Museum collection virtually through storytelling and learn ways that they can incorporate the Museum as a resource to reinforce early childhood learning.
Mindfulness, Identity and Social Emotional Learning
Learn methods and skills to engage students to take a deeper look at authentic objects and facilitate conversations through mindfulness activities that address SEL and personal identity.
Diversity and Inclusion
Utilizing art, the museum team will provide collaborative opportunities to discuss best practices in diversifying our content and approach to learning while being culturally sensitive to all backgrounds.
Women through History
Discuss the influence of female artists in American history while learning how to build visual literacy skills through slow observation and open discussion.
Teachers will understand how to use arts integration in their curriculum and how to collaborate with other subject teachers to successfully include the arts into general learning.