Professional Development

Increase content knowledge, discover new resources, and swap stories when you attend professional development opportunities at Penn Museum.

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UNPACKING THE PAST
Professional Development Day at the Penn Museum
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

THIS IS A REPEAT SESSION. IF YOU ATTENDED THE JULY 14TH SESSION, PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER.

All School District of Philadelphia Middle School Teachers* are invited to come to the Penn Museum on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM to attend a FREE, fun-filled, and informative professional development day that introduces our amazing program, UNPACKING THE PAST. 

 

During this truly unique PD experience, participating teachers receive:

  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Four ACT 48 credits, lesson plans
  • PROGRAM DETAILS: Information about UNPACKING THE PAST
  • EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS: Egyptian Gallery tour, Mummy Makers mummification workshop, hands-on activity, Q&A with world-famous Egyptologists
  • SPECIAL OFFERS: Light breakfast, catered lunch, free parking, school supply giveaways, and more!

UNPACKING THE PAST is an innovative NEW partnership between the Penn Museum, the School District of Philadelphia, Mastery, and KIPP. It is designed to give Philadelphia 7th graders FREE Common Core-aligned in-class and on-site instruction that explores the accomplishments of Ancient Egyptian culture. Participating classrooms receive a FREE in-class visit from our experienced Mummy Mobile Educators; FREE book and educational materials to keep in the classroom; and a FREE trip to visit the Museum (includes bus, Egypt Gallery tour, and our popular Mummy Makers hands-on workshop).

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 Space is limited, SIGN UP TODAY through the School District of Philadelphia

*PLEASE NOTE: The FREE Unpacking the Past is only offered to 7th grade classrooms. We welcome all middle school teachers to attend the professional development because we know that teaching assignments can change at the last minute and that teachers collaborate across grade levels. However, only teachers of 7th grade classes will be able to book class visits and field trips through this program.

Unpacking the Past: A partnership with the School District of Philadelphia, the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP), and Mastery Charter Schools


Unpacking the Past is made possible through funding generously provided by The GRoW Annenberg Foundation

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Contact
Emily Hirshorn, Grow Annenberg Program Manager
215-898-4033
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