Tools for Teachers
Joslyn Teacher Resources are available for all educators, including home school teachers, to use in their classrooms. You may choose from our outreach trunks to loanable materials available through the John and Anne Nelson Teacher Resource Center (TRC) including teaching posters, books, curriculum kits, 2-D/3-D reproductions, and videos. 

Teachers - check out the lesson plans created by Joslyn's Mentor Teachers as well as the NEW virtual resource center on Pinterest! Make this school year an inspiring one - enhance your curriculum with Joslyn's resources.



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  1. Select the materials from the database email us your list. Can't access GoogleDocs?  Click here to download a PDF of the database.
  2. Tell us the subject your class is studying and the grade level. We will select helpful resources for you.
  3. Set up an appointment to explore the Nelson Teacher Resource Center and select your materials.

Contact us to get started - call (402) 661-3871 or click here to email Joslyn's Interactive Media Coordinator.

RETRIEVAL INFORMATION:  Resources may be borrowed for FREE for up to three weeks. Joslyn ships them to schools (with ten or more students) in Nebraska and Iowa outside the greater Omaha area. Schools receiving the materials via UPS are responsible for return shipping. Educators within the Omaha area must pick up and return the resources to the Museum.

Self-Guided Resources
Includes scavenger hunts, gallery activities, and more.

Check out the latest one; click here for more resources.

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Permanent Collection Resources
Includes helpful documents highlighting collection.

Temporary Exhibition Resources
Includes lesson plans and support materials.

David (Shannon) Goes to the Museum
On view October 1 – December 31, 2016
Mind's Eye Gallery

Organized by National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (Abilene, TX).

Click here to see archived resources.
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        Helpful links

        BLICK ART MATERIALS on YOUTUBE:  Whether looking for a lesson plan or needing to learn a new technique, there are hundreds of videos from which to choose!

        ARTS & ACTIVITIES MAGAZINE on PINTEREST:  A wealth of classroom projects, ideas, and inspiration.  Have fun exploring!

        HEILBRUNN TIMELINE OF ART HISTORY:  The Met has extensive timelines spanning 20,000 BCE to present. They cover major events that happened across the globe.