Teachers
Peabody Fellows teachers weighing a hawk

Welcome Teachers!

The Yale Peabody Museum offers a wide range of opportunities and resources for teachers, from a visit to the Museum with your students to our nationally recognized professional development programs! Please see the menu on the left to navigate, or contact us if you don’t find what you are looking for.

 

 

Announcements

 

Tiny Titans now open!

Bring your students to this fantastic, hands-on exhibition about dinosaur eggs, nests and babies. Standards-linked guided programs are available. Contact us at peabody.education@yale.edu for more information.

 

Summer 2014 teacher institutes!

Please follow the links below to find out more about each of these opportunities.

 

Climate & Emerging Infections: Insect-Borne Disease Investigations

July 14 to 16

For teachers of grades 7-12

We invite science teachers to pilot standards-based STEM curriculum resources in their classrooms. Modular units explore the influence of climate change on emerging insect-borne infections such as dengue fever, malaria, chikungunya and leishmaniasis.

 

The Indigenous Atlantic: Encounters, Exchanges and Endurance

evening of June 30 to midday July 3

For High School teachers

This institute will focus on the lives and experiences of the indigenous societies of the Caribbean and New England: their encounters with Europeans and Africans; the resulting exchanges of cultures, ideas, foods, and technologies; and the endurance of indigenous peoples to the present day.

 

Strength in Numbers: How to Use Museum Specimen Data in the Classroom

July 17 & 18

For High School Teachers

In this workshop, learn about available datasets and image banks for museum collections and how to best utilize them in a classroom setting to teach evolutionary principles.

 

 

Sign up!

Register for the P. REX Club (Peabody Regional Educators’ eXchange) and receive monthly e-mails about upcoming events, programs and professional development opportunities just for educators, including our signature evening programs. Sign up or find out more about the P. REX Club here.

 

P. REX evening programs in a nutshell:

 

  • A chance to network with other educators
  • 20-minute topical presentations by engaging speakers
  • Fun take-away activities
  • Refreshments
  • Door prizes for all who attend, plus a special prize drawing at 5:00 sharp!
  • Two or three sessions each year