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Maureen Leary

Early Learning Programs Manager
Smithsonian Institution - National Postal Museum
Preschool (0 to 4 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old)
Teacher/Educator, Curriculum Developer, Museum Staff
Language Arts And English, Social Studies, World Languages, Arts
Smithsonian Staff


Maureen Leary's collections

 

Baseball on Stamps

<p>Explore the history of America's pastime through baseball postage stamps! Created in connection with the National Postal Museum's exhibit <em>Baseball: America's Home Run</em>, this collection looks at the various ways baseball has been featured on stamps over the course of many decades. Learn more and visit the virtual exhibition on the <a href="https://postalmuseum.si.edu/exhibition/baseball-america%27s-home-run">Postal Museum's website</a>. </p>
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Love Postage Stamps

<p>Postage stamps in the Love series are among the most popular products put out by the United States Postal Service. In this collection explore the history of the iconic series and learn about the individual designs. Click on stamp images and select the "I" button for more information about each resource.</p>
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Postcards

<p>Explore the history and usage of postcards with a variety of Smithsonian collection items. This collection was created as a supporting resource for the online session: "<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqFuLshjvs0&list=PLFGZwzyPnxTs4wW0XX1xp-D2rc4fGGYf6&index=1&t=2s">Cultivating Learning: Enhancing Storytelling with Digital Museum Objects</a>" hosted by the Smithsonian's Office of Educational Technology.</p>
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Puerto Rico - Vejigantes

<p>This collection provides a brief introduction to the Vejigante tradition practiced during the month of February in Puerto Rico, in observance/celebration of Carnival.</p>
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Sports

<p>Sports are important to our culture in many ways, and help teach sportsmanship, leadership, and persistence. Use the images and discussion ideas to have conversations about sports in your community and in the world.</p>
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