WORKSHOPS AND SHORT COURSES
Through our workshops and short courses, teachers enhance their digital literacy skills and increase student engagement with moving image activities like animation, game design, web design, and documentary and narrative filmmaking. Workshops are free to all teachers in the NYC DOE ($15 per session for all others). Workshops are offered onsite, virtually, or in a hybrid format. Register here for the workshop of your choice.
Drop-In Sessions: Moving Image in Your Classroom
We hold drop-in sessions for teachers of any grade level and content area every first and last Tuesday of the month from 3:30–5:00 p.m. (September 2021–March 2022).
November 2: Moving Image Masterminds Introduction (Virtual)
Learn how to use the moving image in your classroom, with free digital tools, lesson plans, and activities that can be applied to any subject and grade level. This session includes an introduction to a digital badge in the moving image and lesson plan challenge. Click the link below to register. Free for all DOE teachers.
9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.: Moving Image Activities for Elementary School Teachers
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Moving Image Activities for Middle School Teachers
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Moving Image Activities for High School Teachers
November 19: Creative Educator Meetup
Join us for a media resource open house at Museum of the Moving Image. We’ll have educational demos with free cloud-based digital tools, educational card games that teach kids about film and game design, and free tours of the Museum’s galleries, featuring The Jim Henson Exhibition and Behind the Screen, which covers the history of film, media and video games. All teachers will receive two free movie tickets to see a screening in our state of the art movie cinema theatre. Educators are welcome to bring friends and family to this free event.
4:00–6:00 p.m.: Moving Image activities, gallery tours, and demos for teachers of all grades. (Friends and families of teachers are also welcome!)
January 31: Using Games and Media in the Classroom
Join us for a deep dive into incorporating media games in the classroom, adaptable for any subject.
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Using games and media in the middle school classroom
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Using games and media in the high school classroom
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