Posts tagged ‘teacher programs’
September 16, 2013  |  Learning and Engagement
MOOCS and Museums: Not Such Strange Bedfellows After All

artinquiry-squareThis past spring MoMA decided to team up with the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) provider Coursera to offer professional development for K–12 teachers all over the world. As the assistant director of School and Teacher Programs at MoMA, the MOOC ball landed in my court.

June 24, 2013  |  Learning and Engagement
Quick Fire! A Crash Course in Design Thinking
Prototypes of design solutions for education

Prototypes of design solutions for education

On June 6, in collaboration with staff from the Education Department at MoMA, we hosted 25 teachers representing the New York City Tri-State area, Pennsylvania, and Toronto—public, private, and charter schools

August 6, 2012  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
Connecting Collections Teacher Institute 2012

Teachers in the MoMA galleries, July 13, 2012. Photo: Tiffany Oelfke

On July 13, 40 teachers from around the globe came to MoMA to begin a weeklong Summer Teacher Institute. This year marked the 10th year of Connecting Collections Summer Teacher Institute

December 15, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
School Visits Educators on Film

Sometimes, rather than tying everything together, I like to end lessons by exploding everything. I like to leave students craving more answers, more questions.
– Lisa Libicki, School Visits Educator

October 25, 2011  |  Events & Programs
MoMA Returns to Its Roots

My first painting in 20 years

Even though fall is upon us and the new school year is fully underway, I find myself reflecting on summer, specifically a new teacher program we launched. One of the highlights of my summer, MoMA at the Beach, brought together 15 art-studio teachers from the Tri-State area and three instructors to The Art Barge in Amagansett for a workshop focusing on painting, techniques, materials, and process.