Around the Globe in Your City: A World Heritage Teacher Workshop

Posted by University of Pennsylvania on August 28, 2017

Name: Around the Globe in Your City: A World Heritage Teacher Workshop

Presenter: Penn Museum and the Global Philadelphia Association

Date: September 16, 2017, 8:45am – 12:00pm

Location: Penn Museum

Cost: Free to Philadelphia area educators

Open to Public (registration required)

This interactive workshop will introduce educators to the Philadelphia World Heritage City Project, to the heritage education resources available at the Penn Museum and elsewhere right here in Philadelphia, and to the recent first international Philadelphia World Heritage Education trip. Participants will work in small groups to examine new global curricula across grade levels and disciplines, discover object-based learning techniques using Penn Museum galleries, and hear Philadelphia teachers discuss how they have implemented their visits to Indian and Nepalese World Heritage sites and cities into classroom action plans. Act 48 Professional Education credits are offered for this workshop.

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