Current Course Offerings

Learn with us virtually! Our educator workshops will be held online for the 2020 – 2021 school year. While our events will now be held digitally, our goal is to provide a participatory, engaging, and applicable learning experience comparable to those held in person. We look forward to connecting with you!

 If you have any questions, please feel free to send inquiries to ShoemakerB@si.edu 

Learning Through Objects| Oct. 19, 21, 26, 28, & Nov. 2, 3:30 – 6:00 PM
Location: Online| Price: $300

Museums are for everyone, even the very young! This interactive workshop will be presented as a five part series over the course of two weeks and will explore the many benefits of using community spaces for learning. Participants will gain a robust toolkit for engaging young children in objects and artwork while building critical thinking skills.

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Fostering Wonder|October 8, 2020, 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Location: OnlinePrice: $40

Children are born with a sense of wonder, but how, as educators, can we foster their natural curiosity, and use it to create engaging learning environments? Through hands on activities, discussion, and examples, participants will practice using language that fosters inquiry, and explore how to structure learning experiences that follows and fosters children’s curiosity.

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