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Incorporate art into your classroom. Use these resources to prepare your students in advance of a field trip or to integrate cross-curriculum teaching opportunities. For more information about any of our educator resources, contact Brandi Breslin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352.392.9826 x2113.
Educator Workshops are free, but registration is limited. Alachua County Public Schools teachers can sign up on ACIIS using the workshop course numbers listed for each workshop. Non-ACPC teachers can register by emailing Brandi Breslin at email@example.com.
Confucius Institute 2017 Summer Teacher Workshop
"Miniature Lessons: Chinese Art for
Social Studies, Language & Visual Arts Classrooms"
Tuesday, June 20, 9 am – 5 pm
Wednesday, June 21, 9 am – 12 pm
The 2017 Summer Teacher Institute is a two-day, in-service workshop designed for K-12 educators with an interest in discovering resources and learning opportunities available through the Harn Museum of Art.
• Hands-on, Chinese calligraphy instruction by guest artist, Nan Liu
• Lecture by Harn Museum curator of Asian art
• Interactive gallery programs with Harn Museum educators
• Teacher-led presentations on lesson planning and extending your classroom to the museum
Workshop participants will receive:
• Twelve in-service hours for ACPS educators (letter of support for other counties)
• Parking pass for museum lot
• Day 1 lunch and snacks
• Stimulating ideas, enjoyable time with professional colleagues, guest artist/teacher demonstrations and studio time
There is no cost for workshop participants, thanks to the generous support of the University of South Florida Confucius Institute and the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture, and the State of Florida.
Fill out and submit the online application by June 5, 2017. Space is limited. You will be notified if accepted. For additional information, contact Brandi Breslin at the Harn Museum of Art, firstname.lastname@example.org or 352.392.9826 x2113.
Downloadable images, information and lesson guides for K-12 teachers are available for a number of objects in the Harn’s collection. These are located on the right of this page. Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Visual Arts connections are made through a variety of art and themes, including Florida History, American History, World Cultures, Environmental Activism and more.
Online resources include:
The Bishop Study Center has a number of resources available for educators to check-out, including textbooks, children’s picture books, education and visual arts theory books, classroom manipulatives, videos and games. For more information about this program, visit our Bishop Study Center page. This borrowing program also offers classic Harn resource notebooks that investigate a number of works through a common theme, including:
Teachers interested in using Harn resources in the classroom may enhance the experience by scheduling an interactive class presentation by a museum educator. Contact Brandi Breslin (email@example.com) to discuss this opportunity and begin the scheduling process.
Illustrated lists of works on view are available for each of our exhibitions. Visit our exhibition pages to download specific checklists. These may assist teachers in planning and customizing field trips. Additional lists of works on view, grouped by theme or subject are available upon request. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org