Crossing Cultures Materials for Educators
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The Resource Center for Educators’ collection of books, DVDs, Discovery Boxes and posters has moved to the TMA Reference Library. For more information, call 419-254-5770.
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A collection of Lesson Plans and Teachers’ Guides to use in your classroom. Check back often for new additions.
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Art Tells a Story for Grades 2-6
Art Tells a Story provides ways to increase your student’s inquiry skills by examining works of art from the Museum’s collection. The teacher guide addresses literary concepts applicable to grades 2–6, but can be adapted to all grade levels. Contact the Education Department at 419-254-5076 for your FREE copy today or download it here:
Glass Pavilion for Grades 6-12
Ideas from Art Teachers in the Community
Crim Elementary was inspired by the Museum’s new Jaume Plensa sculpture Spiegel.
Photos of a Chihuly style Art Project from our friends at Navarre School.
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.
Poster_Packets View a list of Poster Packets available for classroom use.
Offered in half- and full-day sessions, TMA teacher inservices provide gallery activities, lesson plans, curriculum materials aligned with Academic Content Standards, and hands-on studio experiences. For a minimum of 10 teachers, the cost per person is only $15 for a half day or $25 for a full day. Apply online for an inservice. For more information, call (419) 254-5076.