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Teacher Workshop: The Art of Reading

Teacher Workshop: The Art of Reading

Our most popular workshop seven years in a row- come again and enjoy NEW materials and projects that blend language and visual art in fun ways for early learners!

Lessons include strategies to develop or enhance visual, verbal and listening skills. Projects are designed to encourage meaningful connections and creativity, as well as fine motor-skill development.

Very hands-on workshop; leave with curriculum packets, digital images for classroom use, finished samples and freebies! 


CPE Credit ‣ 6.0

Subject(s) ‣ Reading, Language Art, Visual Art, Social Studies

Grade(s) ‣ K, 1, 2

Audience(s) ‣ Art Instructors, Reading Instructors, Language Art Instructors, General Classroom Instructors


Teacher Workshop: Around the World through Art and Games!

Teacher Workshop: Around the World through Art and Games!

Engage your student’s visual thinking, problem solving skills and creativity!

Enjoy an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural sampler of games and crafts from around the world, inspired by the art and artifacts of the OJAC collection. Explore a variety of art processes, group challenges and kinetic activities.

Very hands-on workshop; leave with curriculum packets, digital images for classroom use, finished samples and freebies! 


CPE Credit ‣ 6.0

Subject(s) ‣ Visual Art, Fine Art, Social Studies, World History

Grade(s) ‣ 6th-12th

Audience(s) ‣ Visual Art, Fine Art, Social Studies, World History Instructors 6-12th Grade


Teacher Workshop: Texas Railroads and Westward Expansion

Teacher Workshop: Texas Railroads and Westward Expansion

Investigate the historical role that railroads played in the Western Expansion of Texas.

Workshop begins with chartered bus travel to local, historic railroad sites, followed by a catered lunch and an afternoon of curriculum enrichment ideas.

Examine antique photographs from the museum archives and investigate issues of social and cultural displacement, land ownership, urban development, economic growth, and environmental change. Practice your skills in primary resource interpretation. Enjoy creative writing and map-making activities.

Very hands-on workshop; leave with curriculum packets, digital images for classroom use, finished samples and freebies! 


CPE Credit ‣ 6.0

Subject(s) ‣Science, Social Studies, Texas History, US History

Grade(s) ‣ 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Audience(s) ‣ Social Studies Instructors, History Instructors, Science Instructors, General Classroom Instructors


Teacher Workshop: Fiesta! Hispanic Arts and Culture

Teacher Workshop: Fiesta! Hispanic Arts and Culture

Traditions, celebrations, artists, history, and gods! Enrich your existing curriculum with games, music, activities and crafts inspired by Hispanic art and artifacts of the OJAC collection.

Discover fun and meaningful lessons that reinforce social and cultural connections for your JH/ HS students.

Very hands-on workshop; leave with curriculum packets, digital images for classroom use, finished samples and freebies! 


CPE Credit ‣ 6.0

Subject(s) ‣ Bilingual/ESL, Fine Art, Language Art, Art Instructors, Social Studies

Grade(s) ‣ 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Audience(s) ‣ Secondary Teachers