Lesson Name: Statue of Liberty Class-as-Curator Workshop
Primary Museum Pedagogy: Putting it All Together, Physicality, Narrativity, Materiality
Course Title and Description: Museum Pedagogy in the Classroom Workshop, Teaching and Learning Center, CUNY
Lesson Overview: This lesson plan was developed for a workshop at the Teaching and Learning Center at the CUNY Graduate Center in February, 2018. It combines the pedagogies of physicality, narrativity, and materiality to create a classroom-based curatorial process.
Lesson Name: Looking at Zoning and Neighborhood Change
Primary Museum Pedagogy: Physicality, Narrativity and Materiality
Course Title and Description: Lehman College HIU348: History of New York City and State (Spring ‘18)
Lesson Overview: In this lesson, students embody images of different parts of New York City, consider how zoning affects physical differences in neighborhoods, and then consider the pros and cons of rezoning.
Lesson Name: Immigration Stories Assignment
Primary Museum Pedagogy: Materiality and Narrativity
Course Title and Description: John Jay College history 208 (World History Lecture Course)
Lesson Overview: In this lesson, students compose and revise short “object biographies” to submit to the growing digital archive “Your Story, Our Story,” which is a project of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.