Teacher Professional Development

Integrate Innovation Learning into Your Classroom

Connect with a community of like-minded individuals who are working to integrate innovation learning practices into their classrooms through professional development opportunities.

Online Professional Development

Educators can access several self-paced professional development learning plans on inHub. Each learning plan takes about 3 hours to complete. Michigan educators receive access to all learning plans at no cost, with the option to receive SCECHs upon completion. Non-Michigan educators pay for select learning plans and receive a certificate of completion.

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Activating Your Innovative Mindset

Build a classroom culture that promotes innovative and creative thinking.

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Becoming a Culturally Responsive Educator

Uncover what it means to be a culturally responsive educator.

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Engaging Students with Place-Based Learning

Discover how explorations of place, history, and community can build students’ critical thinking skills across all disciplines.

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Bringing Invention Education to Your Classroom

Use invention education in your classroom to help students become better critical thinkers, problem identifiers and problem solvers.

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Professional Development

The Henry Ford's inHub offers an extensive selection of engaging and innovative professional development experiences to help you build valuable teaching skills, expand your knowledge base and inspire success in your students.

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Connected

Join thousands of educators who are committed to innovative teaching and learning. Share your knowledge and learn from like-minded educators to build meaningful learning experiences for students.

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Flexible

Participate in workshops, online courses or request a custom experience designed to help address your needs in the classroom. In-person, virtual and hybrid options are available.

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Supportive

Work with experts to build your confidence and skills as an innovative educator. Explore tools from The Henry Ford's inHub and be inspired to create your own.

Educators-in-Residence

Do you want to build a classroom culture of creativity to inspire your students to think and act like innovators? Apply to be an Educator-in-Residence for the chance to visit The Henry Ford, work with a cohort of like-minded educators, and test out your learnings in your classroom. Applications for the Educators-in-Residence program open in the spring.

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Build Your Own Workshop

Contact us to build a custom virtual, in-person or hybrid workshop that addresses your unique needs. Work with experts from The Henry Ford to make connections between your classroom and stories of innovation from our collections.

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Webinars and Workshops Library

Catch up on the latest teaching strategies and tools by exploring our library of webinars and workshops, led by education experts.

Social Transformation in Education

Presented by Eunique Jones Gibson

Storytelling in the Classroom

Presented by Mosaic Film Experience

Exploring the Journeys of African American Innovators

Presented by The Henry Ford

Educators' Innovative Approaches to Pandemic Teaching

Presented by The Henry Ford

Testimonials

Amanda Laidlaw, MI

"I like this course so much that I have already used part of the actions and habits framework to guide my thinking for planning out a "unit" of PD for my teachers.""

Teresa Lampe, MS

"I fell down the rabbit hole!  I found so many resources that I can use for activities.  My students will not likely be able to visit The Henry Ford in the near future; however, they can still experience and learn from the collections."

Shannon Garrison, CA

"You provided us with an amazing professional development that was engaging, new and innovative...I think that's going to help me be a better person, but also a better educator."

Amanda Laidlaw, MI

I like this course so much that I have already used part of the actions and habits framework to guide my thinking for planning out a "unit" of PD for my teachers."

Shannon Garrison, CA

You provided us with an amazing professional development that was engaging, new and innovative...I think that's going to help me be a better person, but also a better educator.

Teresa Lampe, MS

I fell down the rabbit hole!  I found so many resources that I can use for activities.  My students will not likely be able to visit The Henry Ford in the near future; however, they can still experience and learn from the collections.

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Find the spark that drives you to inspire innovation in your classroom. inHub is free to join, enabling you to access a wealth of resources that will empower you and your students to develop innovative thinking patterns, confidence and lifelong learning habits.

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A Community Built by Educators for Educators

Help prepare all learners to be world-changing innovators, inventors & entrepreneurs.

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Integrate Innovation Learning into Your Classroom

Learn more about workshops and experiences designed just for educators.

Professional Development

Resources that Activate an Innovative Mindset

Connect core disciplinary understanding to the real-world.

Curriculum Resources

Take Learning Beyond the Classroom

Introduce them to iconic inventions, inspiring individuals, and unique settings that have changed the world.

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