Educators Forum

Museum of the City of New York Educators Forum is a site for teachers to access curriculum, research, and ideas from the Museum of the City of New York.

Resources

The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan

How and why has New York City changed over time?

Download the Greatest Grid Educator Resource Guide – a collaboration between the New York Public Library and the Museum of the City of New York’s Education Departments to learn more!

Designing Tomorrow: America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s Educator Guide

Download the educator guide learn more about the six Depression-era expositions that brought visions of a brighter future to tens of millions of Americans.

Designing Tomorrow: America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s was organized by the National Building Museum and expanded and adapted by the Museum of the City of New York.

A Portal to the Past: Using the City Museum’s Online Collections Portal in the Classroom

View the instructional guides to learn how to the use the over 100,000 historic images available online through the  Museum of the City of New York’s Collections Portal.

Planning Urban Places and Spaces

Planning Urban Places and Spaces introduces teachers to the fundamental concepts of urban planning and design, such as the designation of public and private space and zoning regulations that shapes how our city looks today. Learn more and download the educator resources.

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