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Subject: Eateries

#nmahphc

This is a sampling of photographs related to dining out from the Photographic History Collection.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: restaurant, cafe, bar, dining room, diner, waiter, waitress, serving staff, hostess, ice cream shop, burger joint, pizza joint, pizzeria, food court, cafeteria, food hall, drive-through, fast food, coffee shop, saloon, canteen, chop house, grill, lunch room, watering hole, inn, dive, drive in, donut house, greasy spoon, hamburger stand, luncheonette, night club, soda fountain, deli, bistro, automat, tea house

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Easy PZ: Claim / Support / Question (Trailblazer (A Dream Deferred))

Each Easy PZ collection includes an artwork or museum object and a recorded webinar demonstrating how to use it to develop students' skills with a Harvard Project Zero thinking routine. Supplementary resources provide context relevant to understanding the featured artwork or object.

This collection models the routine "Claim / Support / Question" with a portrait from the National Portrait Gallery. #visiblethinking #npgteach

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Subject: Meals and Eating

#nmahphc

This is an assortment of photographs from the Photographic History Collection related to meals and eating.

Additional photographs from the Photographic History Collection related to food can be found in Learning Lab collections Food, Eateries, Agriculture, and Kitchens. 

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, dinner table, kitchen table, taking tea, drinking coffee

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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religious art

Lisa Steiner
11
 

Cuban Balseros: Using Art and Artifact to Explore an American Immigration Story

This teaching collection helps students think critically and globally about migration,  using two objects from 1992: a screenprint, "Fragile Crossing," by Cuban American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta, and a small Cuban raft that was intercepted off the coast of Florida.

Using Project Zero Visible Thinking and Global Thinking Routines, students will consider the personal, local and global contexts in which these objects were created, the larger story they tell, and why they matter. 

Included here are the screenprint from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, a video with Grant Czubinski (Anacostia Community Museum) and Ranald Woodaman (Smithsonian Latino Center), two suggested Thinking Routines - "See, Think, Wonder" and "The 3 Y's" - from Harvard's Project Zero Artful Thinking and Global Thinking materials, an article on Cuban balseros by Natalie Catasus, and a Learning Lab collection about the work of Luis Cruz Azaceta. 

For use in Social Studies, Ethnic Studies, Spanish, English, American History, Art History classes

#LatinoHAC #EthnicStudies




Philippa Rappoport
6
 

Subject: Food

#nmahphc

This is an assortment of photographs broadly related to food.

Other collections to see in the Learning Lab include Eateries, Kitchens, Meals and Eating, and Agriculture.

For additional collections, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: Food, market, grocery, fruit, vegetable, apple, advertising, chicken, sales, canned goods, commercial, tomato, ketchup, Heinz, grocer, dry goods

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Subject: Domestic Kitchens

#nmahphc

This is an assortment of photographs featuring domestic kitchens from the Photographic History Collection. The photographs appear in many different formats and process, and were created by professional and amateur photographers for a variety of purposes, such as commercial, advertising, documentary, social commentary, snapshot, and humor. 

For this collection, "kitchen" was considered as a space within the home, a place in which food was cooked for non-military and non-commercial purposes, and things found in kitchens. 

Additional Photographic History Collection Learning Lab collections related to food include, Food, Eateries, Agriculture, and Meals and Eating.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: kitchen, kitchen table, stove, sink, dishes, meal, cooking, meal preparation, baking, pot, pat, knife, spoon, fork, bowl.

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Subject: Agriculture

#nmahphc

This is an assortment of photographs from the Photographic History Collection broadly related to agriculture. The photographs seen here were created with a variety of formats and process, and for a variety of purposes by amateur and professional photographers.

For additional related photographs, see Learning Lab collections Eateries, Kitchens, Food, and Meals and Eating.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: barns, farms, crops, fields, plows, tractors, farmers, agriculture workers, horses, wagons, animal husbandry, cows, pigs, chickens, field hands, fences, hay, hay bale, hay stack, rakes, hoes, gardens, windmill, water trough, digging, orchard, ranch

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Picturing Community


Robyn Cross
7
 

ENG 201.2

This collection is for the use of teaching "Fences" by August Wilson from the perspective of Blues music.

Lindsay Gill
14
 

ENG 201.1

This collection is for the use of teaching "Fences" by August Wilson from the perspective of Blues Music.

Lindsay Gill
14
 

Digital Museum Resources for the High School Ethnic Studies Classroom (City of Austin Parks & Recreation)

This collection includes digital museum resources and replicable activities that will serve as a springboard for discussion during the Exploration of Ethnic Studies workshop at the  City of Austin Parks & Recreation Department on October 29-30, 2019. The collection models how digital museum resources can be leveraged to support critical thinking and deeper learning for high school Ethnic Studies curricula. The collection can be copied and adapted for use in your own classroom. 

This collection was co-created with Ashley Naranjo.  This program received Federal support from the Latino and Asian Pacific American Initiatives Pools, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center.

#EthnicStudies


Philippa Rappoport
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Domingo Ulloa's "Bracero": and "Bittersweet Harvest": Using Art and Historical Documentation to Deepen Understanding

This teaching collection helps students to look closely and think critically by examining Domigo Ulloa's painting, Braceros, and historical documentation related to the bracero program, a series of short-term labor contracts from 1942-1964 in which an estimated two million Mexican men came to the US to work on farms and roads. The collection prompts students to consider the program from a variety of perspectives, including individual, collective, social, economic, and political.  

Included here are the painting, a bilingual video with Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) curator E. Carmen Ramos, four suggested Thinking Routines - "See, Think, Wonder," "Step In, Step Out, Step Back," "The 3 Y's," and "Think, Feel, Care" - from Harvard's Project Zero Artful Thinking and Global Thinking materials, supporting digital content from the National Museum of American History, and a blogpost from SAAM of two DC student's written responses to the prompt, "What Domingo Ulloa's Braceros Means to Me." 

For use in Social Studies, Spanish, English, and American History classes

#LatinoHAC #EthnicStudies

This collection supports Unit 1: Intersectionality of Economics, Politics, and Policy, of the Austin ISD Ethnic Studies Part B course.

This Smithsonian Learning Lab collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center. 


Philippa Rappoport
10
 

Easy PZ: Claim / Support / Question

Each Easy PZ collection includes an artwork or museum object and a recorded webinar demonstrating how to use it to develop students' skills with a Harvard Project Zero thinking routine. Supplementary resources provide context relevant to understanding the featured artwork or object.

This collection models the routine "Claim / Support / Question" with a portrait from the National Portrait Gallery. #visiblethinking #npgteach

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Subject: Civil War Photography: Seville Collection

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This collection of cartes-de-visite portraits of Union soldiers is the Seville collection in the National Museum of American History’s Photographic History Collection. The collection was donated in 1931 by Smithsonian employee Marian Wells Seville, a Smithsonian library cataloger and assistant. Seville's father, Captain William P. Seville, served with the 1st Delaware Volunteers during the Civil War. Throughout the war, he obtained these photographs of the men with whom he served. Seville authored, The History of the First Regiment, Delaware Volunteers: From the Commencement of the “Three Month’s Service” to the Final Muster Out at the Close of the Rebellion, in 1884. 

The biographies of nearly all the subjects in this collection are attached to the record. Follow the links to "more info" after clicking on each image.

For more images, search collections.si.edu

Keywords: Civil War soldier, men in uniform, carte-de-visite, studio portraiture, mustache, military weapons, surgeon, surgeon-general., general, quartermaster, captain, heroics, Smithsonian history, women collectors, women donors, women librarians, use of photography

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Trumpets

This collection includes images of different trumpets, including conches and bugles, and some famous trumpet players--Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and Dizzy Gillespie. There is a link to the National Museum of American History's Jazz education site and a link to a Teacher Feature from SEEC on the Fireflies' exploration of Jazz music.

Katherine Schoonover
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Easy PZ: See / Think / Wonder (Iceman Crucified #4)

Each Easy PZ collection includes an artwork or museum object and a recorded webinar demonstrating how to use it to develop students' skills with a Harvard Project Zero thinking routine. Supplementary resources provide context relevant to understanding the featured artwork or object.

This collection models the routine "See / Think / Wonder" with an artwork from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. #visiblethinking #saamteach

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Encounter and Interchange: East Meets West

This collection is part of a larger unit using art to teach about the relationship between Japan and the United States over time.  The compelling question for this middle school unit is "Are Japan and the United States, friends, enemies or frenemies?"  The images here are largely collected from MIT's Visualizing Cultures with an essay by John Dower.  Many of these images are actually artifacts from various Smithsonian Collections.  

My intention with this lesson is to involve the children as detectives.   Using the "What Makes You Think That?" from Project Zero to explore the artifacts from the first diplomatic mission between Japan and the United States.  The students will explore the artifacts to find evidence of the Japanese and American perspectives of the event and to compare the two cultures.   Interspersed within these explorations  would be shorter lessons looking at the evidence in the primary source documents.  

This  collection  was created as coursework from the EDX course:  Teaching with objects #TeachingInquiry .

Beth Spaulding
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Bridges Over Many Waters

I created this collection for families to do together while schools are closed. I will be making a collection a day while we are out of school. Today we will be exploring bridges. The idea is for families to look at the items in the collection and consider what they see in the objects and paintings, what they think, and what they wonder. Families can also watch a free Brainpop video about bridges, watch a video about the Golden Gate Bridge, and learn about Inka Empire Bridges. At the end of the collection I have provided a few ideas for families about what to do next.

If you want to learn more about more about See Think Wonder you can click here to see a video of a teacher using the routine in her classroom.

Ellen Rogers
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Cultural Communications: Telling Our Stories

Language is the very first tool that we use to understand the ideas that we are trying to share. But what about the monuments, art, and songs that we have created to share our ideas with one another? This exploration will focus on how American culture founded on the mixing of ethnicities and experiences used the skills and talents of its members to reveal its faults and celebrate its wonder and imagination. This collection focuses on the identities and expressions of 1st Nations People, African American, and White American cultures. There are so many other cultures that have contributed to this nations story, this is just one exploration of many that we should embark on to tell our stories of who we are as a people and a nation. This exploration will give students a way to examine the history of those around them, but also their place within this most extravagant quilt of this country. 

  • The purpose of this activity is to give students a better understanding of the American Indian identity of the United States as foundational to understanding this land. From that foundation they will journey through the musical/dance expressions of those who came to be known as White Americans and African Americans, who came to inhabit the US and through them some of the historical/contemporary realities and perspectives that make up a part of our society.

Please follow the lesson plan laid out at the beginning of the collection to see the best way to use it. #goglobal

Sean Felix
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Elementary Economics

This playlist on economics is designed for self-guided learning with intermittent check-ins for elementary age students. The learning tasks are divided over five days, designed for 30-35 minutes per day, and build on each other. However, students are able to work on this playlist at their own pace. They will engage with primary and secondary sources as well as visual, video, and written texts. Students have the option to complete the tasks online by connecting through Google classroom or access Google doc versions of each formative and summative assessments for work online and/or offline. By the end of the week, students will create a marketplace that demonstrates understanding of basic economic principles.

  • Formative assessments are represented by a chevron (Learning Check In and Tasks).
  • Summative assessments are represented by a circle (Final Task).
  • Google doc versions of all formative and summative assessments are in the tiles immediately after the digital versions. 

*Social Studies and Visual Arts standards vary by state for elementary grades. We recommend educators and caregivers consult their student and child's state standards for these two subjects.

National Museum of American History
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#ColorOurCollections at the National Portrait Gallery

This Learning Lab collection has been created to encourage learners of all ages to #ColorOurCollections and engage with our portraits! Each coloring page is followed by the portrait in our collection that the coloring page is based on. We invite you to compare and contrast your creation with our collections! What might you add to your portrait? What colors would you use? What choices did you make that were the same as  the choices the original artist made? What choices did you make that were different?

#NPGteach #myNPG

Caitlin Blake
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Format and Process: Ippertypes

#nmahphc

This a collection of Ippertype samples, a photo mechanical process. The patent was issued to John W. Ippers assignor to Albert Henry, December 30, 1904, patent number 785,735.

The image Ipper used to demonstrate his process, the Ippertype, was based on an image called Cardinal d'Amboise from 1826 by Nicephore Niepce. 

"Ippertype printing --The object of my invention is to make natural or artificial subjects with graduated deposits of printing-ink in relief-printing, intaglio-printing or planographic printing and by a process which includes photographic means and mechanical means without hand drawing or engraving and without any half tone screen" https://books.google.com/books...

Keywords: photomechanical, photo mechanical printing

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Picturing Community

How do we define community today? Through social media our connections with family, friends and acquaintances are increasingly widespread. And yet we are still drawn to the idea of small communities and the face-to-face interactions they promote. The artists represented in this learning lab module explore this concept through a series of related portraits of families, friends, neighbors, and various identity groups.

After completing this learning lab module, students will be better able to:

  • Identify and analyze key components of a portrait
  • Explore the definition of “community” and its relevance in their own lives.

#NPGteach

Nicole Vance
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