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The Smithsonian Summer Sessions: Interrogating the Stories We Tell (edX)

Educators from six Smithsonian museums will dive deeply into the objects in their collections to interrogate the stories we know and tell our students. They will explore connections among their collections and model teaching strategies that participants can implement with their students.

Interdisciplinary Teaching with Museum Objects (edX)

Educators from four Smithsonian museums will explore connections among their collections and model teaching strategies that participants can implement with their students, whether online or in the classroom. Teachers, don't miss this special opportunity to learn with four Smithsonian museums from [...]

The Smithsonian Summer Sessions: Inspiring Civic Engagement (edX)

Discover how museum objects can help learners explore the challenges and opportunities of living in a democracy and inspire civic action. How can educators of all disciplines prepare students to be active and informed participants in a democracy? Join us to explore this question through the lens of six [...]

Creating Meaningful and Inclusive Museum Practices (FutureLearn)

Learn how to engage and collaborate with diverse communities to turn museums into spaces of social inclusion and belonging. Encourage wider cultural participation, community inclusion, and co-curation. This course will broaden your perspective on the role of contemporary museums in community engagement and equip you with the skills to [...]