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Educator Events

Where to go to broaden education-related skill sets.

EMP offers a variety of valuable events that support the efforts of local educators, including biannual Teacher Professional Development Days and music and literary student competitions such as Write Out of This World.

Specatcle Educator Opening Event

Join EMP Museum for a Spectacle: The Music Video opening event designed just for teachers. This three-hour morning workshop, led by filmmaker and educator Arianne Garden Vasquez from SIFF (Seattle International Film Festival), will introduce you to story boarding, visual and musical story-telling, teach you how to build a production team, and guide you through a selection of free apps appropriate for use in the classroom.

  • May 17, 2014, EMP Museum, 9:00am–noon
  • Registration will open in mid-April

S.T.E.A.M. Power: Turn on the Heat with Creativity and Innovation in Teaching

Join EMP Museum, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, and Pacific Science Center for a day dedicated to inspiring and supporting educators.

Explore innovative ways to meet the Next Generation Science Standards. Dive in to hands-on activities that teach the practices of science, math, and technology using the tools of art! Workshops will include:

  • Picture This! Using Data in the Classroom
  • The Art of Science / The Science of Art
  • Bodies and Brains in Synchronous Motion
  • February 8, 2014, EMP Museum, 8:30am–4:00pm