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Educational Resources

Online or on-site, EMP provides teachers with the resources they need.

EMP offers a variety of resources for educators, including lesson plans, oral history interviews, and professional development workshops and events.

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Gallery Guides


Get more out of EMP exhibitions with detailed gallery guides for teachers that include reflection questions and artifact highlights. more

Oral History Resources


Learn about teaching, using, and creating oral histories and take advantage of EMP's vast collection with these resources. more

iTunes University


Listen to Pop Conference sessions and selected oral histories from our archives, and get tips on using the blues to teach history. open in iTunes

Lesson Plans


Connect with EMP content with lesson plans that support and deepen academic goals and objectives. more

Educator Professional Development


EMP offers staff training for whole K-12 teaching staff teams tailored to introduce strategies for supporting student/teacher engagement. more

STAR


STAR supports youth music ensembles by conveying the artistic skills necessary to perform in a professional capacity. more

Homeschool Days


Homeschooled students and their families can participate in student-centered workshops and guided gallery experiences
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Curriculum Connections


Take advantage of curricula designed to support reading, writing, science, and social studies through the lens of the arts. more

Write Out of This World


The annual Write Out of This World: Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Story Content encourages young writers. more

Educator Memberships

EMP Museum supports the efforts of our community’s educators as they work to inspire creativity and imagination in our young people. As thanks for their commitment EMP is pleased to offer educators a 30% discount off any Starter level membership for one person, two people, or the whole family, as well as on EMP's Contributing level membership.

Note: This special offer is only available for purchase at the museum and requires proof of existing employment as an educator (Seattle public school ID card or letter from the employer attesting to named individual’s employment along with picture ID). Other restrictions may apply. Not valid with any other offer.


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As a National Guild for Community Arts Education member, EMP Museum is committed to making high quality arts education accessible to all.