Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

ATW: Teaching with Special Collections


Graduate & Professional Students, Postdoctoral Fellows

Event Time 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location Name and Address 

CTL 120A
301 York Street
New Haven , CT

Event Topic: 

ATW: Teaching with Special Collections

Event Description 

Are you interested in bringing cultural or scientific objects into your classroom? Whether it’s paintings, specimens, manuscripts or flora, Yale has an astounding range of special collections that you can use to create innovative and interdisciplinary lessons for your students. In this panel discussion, we’ll hear from educational specialists at the • Peabody Museum of Natural History • Marsh Botanical Gardens • Yale Center for British Arts • Yale University Art Gallery • Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Participants will learn how to integrate objects into their classroom, what pedagogical approaches work best with each collection, and how to guide students through their interaction with the materials at hand.