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K–12 Educator Program

In Conversation with Modern and Contemporary Art

Explore ways learner-centered experiences with modern and contemporary art can help students develop and apply effective speaking and listening skills, foster collective meaning making, and encourage evidence-based reasoning. Participants will receive a free copy of 20th-Century Art: A Resource for Educators. Register online.

Common Core State Standards
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1)

National Learning Standards
Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols, and Ideas (NA-VA.9-12.3)

Fee: $25

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Program Support

Educator programs are made possible by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Oceanic Heritage Foundation, Altman Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Kenneth and Anna Zankel, Jane and Frances Stein Foundation, and Jephson Educational Trusts.