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Summer Institutes: Teaching the Humanities through Art
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Application Form

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Summer Institutes: Teaching the Humanities through Art. Whether applying alone or as a member of a team, each teacher must submit a complete, individual application.

Applications Due: April 3, 2016

Acceptance Notification: April 22, 2016

Acceptance notification and other communication about the Institute will occur via email. In the "Preferred Email Address" text box of the application, please provide us with the email address for the account you will have regular access to throughout the summer.

You will not be able to save your application or return to it once it has been submitted. You may want to save your short answer responses in a separate word processing document for editing. Before submitting, be sure that all sections of the application are complete and that you print a copy for your records.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with this online application form, email:

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Contact Information

School Information

Art history/visual arts
English/language arts
Foreign language
Library science
Music/performing arts
Social studies
Special education
Other (please specify)  

6   7   8    9   10   11   12   Other (please specify)  

Institute Preferences



Tell Us More About Yourself

Interactive whiteboards
Overhead/LCD projectors
Mp3 players/digital recorders
Internet access
Mobile devices
Collaborative tools (e.g. Google tools)
Presentation tools (e.g. PowerPoint)
Multimedia tools (e.g. VoiceThread)
Audio editing tools (e.g. Audacity)
Social networking websites (e.g. Edmodo)
Course management software (e.g. Moodle)
None of the above
Other (please specify)

Ad in National Council for the Social Studies's Social Education
Colleague or supervisor
Email from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Institute alumni
Institute poster/brochure
Professional conference (please specify)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's website
Other (please specify)  

Art integration aspect of the Institute
Availability of scholarships
Dates of sessions
Financial support from school/district
Professional development/advancement/graduate credit
Smithsonian brand name
Technology aspect of the Institute
Washington, D.C., location
Other (please specify):

Before submitting, be sure that all sections of the application are complete and that you print a copy for your records.