Back to School at the Portrait Gallery
Backpacks. Lunchboxes. School supplies. Classroom setup. Back to school is an exciting time of year, especially at the National Portrait Gallery. Visit this site to learn how you can register for a teacher workshop or sign your students up for programs. Can’t make it to the Portrait Gallery? No problem. You can also access the classroom resources page to find teacher guides and learn about the collections.
Welcome to Our Classroom
Use this Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum lesson to guide students as they develop their writing skills while creating a “new student brochure” full of important information for new classmates and their families.
Le School Sac
Most students use a backpack to bring their belongings to school and back home, and many have a hard time finding things in their backpacks. In this Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum lesson, students will examine their bags to see how the organizational features of the bag address their particular needs. Then students will design a carrier that will better fit their use and needs.
Top Reasons to Attend My School
In this lesson from the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, high school students will examine and evaluate reasons why someone might choose to go their particular school. They will also pitch a marketing campaign to attract prospective students in the coming years.
Monday Morning Ready