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School & Teacher 2014-2015 online catalogue

See General Information for news on school programs.

Registration options (select one of the following):


1. Call 973.596.6690

2. Fill-Out, online Registration Form
If you have any questons please email

Educators Evenings at the Newark Museum
Thursdays, October 9, 16 & 23, 2014
4-7 pm

Send an e-mail today; space is limited; teacherresources@newarkmuseum.org. 
complete details

Pan-Asian Arts & Culture Curriculum
New on-line resource for teachers!  Pan-Asian Arts & Culture Curriculum-based lesson using objects and context to activate study of Asian culture and history.

Thinkfinity Curriculum Guides
The Newark Museum is pleased to announce a special curriculum unit, Civil War @ 150, focusing on the many contributions made by individuals, especially African Americans and
women, in observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. New Jersey played a significant role during the Civil War, which will also be explored in this curriculum. Utilizing artworks and historical artifacts, the lessons infuse art, history, and language arts to create interdisciplinary curriculum. To access these lesson plans, visit the Newark Museum website at http://community.thinkfinity.org/groups/civilwar.

Professional Development for Teachers
For more information or to schedule a session, contact the Senior Manager for school and teachers programs at 973.596.6603, or send
an e-mail to:

Professional Development Topics

Social Studies, Language Arts Literacy, Visual Art

+ Early America: 18th- & 19th-century American Art & the 1784 Old Stone Schoolhouse

+ American Art: 18th, 19th or 20th Century

+ Civil War & Manifest Destiny

+ Gilded Age & the 1885 Ballantine House

+ Mysteries & Myths of Ancient Egypt, Greece & Rome

+ Asian Cultures: China, Korea, Japan, India & Tibet

+ African Art and Culture

+ Native American Art and Culture

+ Museum Treasures Across the Collections


Teaching Science @ Newark Museum

+ Nature of Science

+ Weather: Storms Everywhere

+ Methods of Scientific Investigation

+ Inquiry Science: Hands-on Overview

+ Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development

+ Science for Special Needs Students

+ Early Childhood Science

+ Science Sleuths: Crime Scene Science

+ Astronomy 101

Special Professional Development

Science Workshops

+ Generation Fit: Making Healthy Choices
This workshop explores a healthy lifestyle through activities that focus on the importance of both nutrition and exercise. This interdisciplinary workshop will investigate aspects of biology, chemistry and health to develop strategies to get kids moving and eating more healthily.

+ Flying WILD! (Workshop and Tool Kit)
Flying WILD! is an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based hands-on workshop designed to provide teachers with content and activities to enhance their environmental curriculum and to help engage students in project-based science. Participants are provided with a curriculum tool-kit that includes a 356-page, inquiry-based Flying WILD! curriculum manual with tested and approved ready-to-go activities needed to present the Flying WILD! curriculum at your school.

Call 973.596.6565 for details.

Special Event

Mayfest: Special Days for Special Needs Classes at the Museum (Grades K-12)
Tuesdays, May 5 & 19, 2015, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Special needs classes are invited to join us for gallery tours and activities designed specifically for your students' learning needs.  Register now by calling the Manager of School Programs at 973.596.6560, or send and e-mail to schoolgroupreservations@newarkmuseum.org.
Be sure to put "Mayfest 2015" in the subject line.

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