Exploratorium To Offer Teacher Professional Development Courses Online Via Coursera

June 18th, 2013

The Exploratorium has partnered with Coursera, a leading Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider to offer professional development courses for teachers all over the world, free of charge. The Exploratorium will be offering online courses to support teachers’ integration of its inquiry-based, hands-on approach to learning into the classroom. The Exploratorium, along with the American Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Modern Art, are the first three museums to offer teacher professional development courses via Coursera’s online platform. Two initial courses on Tinkering and Integrating Engineering into Science Classrooms will be offered, with room for development of additional materials in the future. Read the rest of the press release from the Exploratorium or visit https://www.coursera.org/exploratorium to learn more and register for the upcoming classes.