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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.

    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
    Grade Level: 6-12
    Saturday, March 12, 2016
    9 a.m. to 4 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.
    Check back soon for registration information!

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