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  • The High Museum of Art offers a variety of professional learning programs, resources, and special events for teachers. The Clendenin Center for Creative Teaching, a library of resources for educators, is also available by appointment.

    Professional Learning at the High

    These two-hour teacher seminars (with the exception “Teaching STEAM”) can be held at the Museum. A minimum of 10 educators are required. The workshops include large group presentations and hands-on activities with expert instructors. Participants will receive course-related lesson plans, bibliographies, and resource materials.

    Visual Literacy Workshop*
    Grade Level: K-12
    A hands-on, arts-integrated workshop. Participants will learn practical techniques for encouraging visual literacy in their classrooms.

    Teaching with Primary and Secondary Sources Workshop*
    Grade Level: 4-12
    This workshop takes a look at our permanent collection via object-based learning. Participants will receive tips and techniques on how to use primary and secondary sources in their classrooms.

    Getting Physical with Collaborative Art*
    Grade Level: K-2
    In this session, participants will see how getting the whole body involved in paint generates excitement and engagement in learning—and it doesn't need to make a mess!

    A Year of Art for the Pre-K Child*
    Grade Level: Pre-K
    Learn progressive lessons that are designed to build both small motor skills and critical thinking skills in young students through a guided visual art program.

    Artbots*
    Grade Level: 6-12
    In this interactive session, participants will be able to create their own Artbots and brainstorm ways to bring this innovative technique into their classrooms.

    Contemporary Art and the 21st-Century Learner*
    Grade Level: 6-12
    In this workshop, teachers will explore the work of local contemporary artists and receive lesson plans and activity suggestions.

    Teaching STEAM through the work of Iris van Herpen
    This event is now full.
    Grade Level: K-12
    Saturday, March 12, 2016
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    In this workshop, teachers will discover how to use the exhibition Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion to integrate STEAM teaching and learning in the classroom. Learn more.

    *Available by appointment only. Workshops are limited to twenty-four participants. Please call 404-733-5339 to make arrangements for your group.