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​TMA offers a wealth of material and activities based on our collection and special exhibitions for K-12 educators.

Professional Development Workshop

Teacher Professional Development

Enrich your teaching practice through workshops that explore intersections between Visual Literacy and core curriculum. Throughout the year, Museum offers a variety of professional development opportunities for K-16 educators.


Upcoming Teacher Professional Development Workshops
WordShop: Exploring Writing Through Art
Sat, April 14, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
This workshop will provide Toledo area educators with tools and teaching strategies for using works of art to excite and engage students in the writing process. The session will include information on the benefits of using art to support literacy, demonstrations of classroom writing activities using works of art, and a peek in to the WordShop tour experience.

The session is designed to help 3-5th grade educators prepare their students for a WordShop visit. Participating teachers will receive a certificate of attendance, Visual Literacy Activity Card deck, and WordShop Teacher Resource booklet. Workshop meets in classroom 128, enter through the school tour entrance of Art Museum Drive.

This workshop and the WordShop program are made possible by the generous support of the Women’s Initiative of the United Way.

Duration: 2 contact hours
Cost: Free (includes parking)
Register Here

Discovery Boxes

Get your students excited about learning with our popular Discovery Boxes. Available for a variety of subjects and grade levels, these exciting learning tools include DVDs, CDs, activity sheets, lesson plans, games, posters, handling objects, and more.

To view a list of available Discovery Boxes, search the Library catalog. Click on the Tab, Advanced, then under Collection choose Discovery Boxes, then click OK. This will bring up a list of current discovery boxes.

Materials for Educators

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