Programs On-Site, Off-site, and Online

Corinth Excavations will happily host your school on-site at the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth, off-site at another institution of learning, or online through the Skype in the Classroom platform. These programs offer students a chance to interact with real archaeologists and to ask them questions about Ancient Corinth or about the discipline more generally, to see or hold artifacts that were introduced in the classroom, and to learn about how the museum and the excavations operate "behind the scenes."

To schedule an educational program or to obtain more information, please email Corinth Excavations or sign up for an online lesson through the Skype in the Classroom calendar.

Did you try a lesson plan and your students loved it? Did a lesson plan fill a gap in your curriculum? Did you edit or change anything to benefit your students or classroom that might help other teachers, too? Let us know! Please email us!

Videos

Watch a video of "Interpreting Ancient Mysteries of Demeter" held on-site after an off-site and online introduction to the program titled for students from a Corinthian school and from The American College of Greece-PIERCE in collaboration with the ASCSA, Dr. Nancy Bookidis, Diazoma, Olympia Odos, PIERCE, and the Greek Ministry of Culture. This video is mostly in Greek with some English.

 

Watch a video of a special music program titled "Operation Odeion: Music in Ancient Corinth Across Centuries' in collaboration with the ASCSA, the Psychology Club and Student Councils from The American College of Greece-PIERCE, Diazoma, Olympia Odos, Pierce Choir and Orchestra, the Elementary School of Ancient Corinth, the Smile of the Child Orphanage, and the Greek Ministry of Culture.

 

We adapted the lesson plan 'Asklepios and Healing in the Ancient Greek World and Today' for high school students and teachers from The American College of Greece-PIERCE, the 85th Kindergarten of Athens, Diazoma, and Olympia Odos.

This version of the video is in English or with English subtitles.
 
This version of the video is mostly in Greek with some English.
 

Pictures

Enjoy a selection of photos from educational programs held on-site for students and visitors:

 
Students from a New York school after a Virtual Field Trip to Ancient Corinth with Eleni Gizas.    
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A special on-site program about perceptions of beauty in the ancient world and today for students from the American College of Greece - PIERCE and the 3rd Gymnasium of Corinth.
                                                             
 
A special on-site program 'Corinthian Beauty: Past and Future' for International Museum Day 2019.
                                                             
 
An on-site program about food in ancient Greece for the local kindergarten.
 
An on-site program about toys and entertainment in ancient Greece for the local kindergarten.
 
Toys and small figurines made by students after the program.
 
Associate Director Dr. Ioulia Tzonou during the off-site program
'Asklepios and Healing in the Ancient Greek World and Today' for
kindergarteners and high school students at PIERCE-The American College of Greece.
 
Young student holding a terracotta horse-and-rider figurine from the Corinth Excavations collection.
 
Kindergartener's drawing of their favorite moment of the program with Corinth Excavations: the follow-up museum visit.
 
85th Kindergarten of Athens presenting songs based on their experience with Corinth Excavations during PIERCE Art Days Festival.
 
On-site program 'Asklepios and Healing in the Ancient Greek World and Today' for Monmouth College students.
 
On-site program 'Peloponnesian War Propaganda: Classical Athens vs. Corinth' for students from Homo Educandus High School.
 
On-site program 'Asklepios and Healing in the Ancient Greek World and Today' for American families.
 
On-site program 'Byzantine and Frankish Styles' for fourth graders from nearby Kiato.
 
On-site program for the 2016 ASCSA Summer Session I.
 
On-site program for the 2016 ASCSA Summer Session II.
 
On-site program 'A Word from the Encyclopedia: Votive', adapted from 'Healing in the Ancient Greek World and Today'.
 
On-site program 'Asklepios and Healing in the Ancient Greek World and Today' for families.
 
A special 'Operation Odeion' on-site program about ancient and modern music.
 
A special 'Operation Odeion' on-site program about ancient and modern music.
 
A special 'Olive Oil Everywhere!' on-site program for the local kindergarten.
 
A special 'Olive Oil Everywhere!' on-site program for the local kindergarten.
 
Ioulia Tzonou showing a kindergartener aryballos C-1971-281 during 'Olive Oil Everywhere!'.
 
Ioulia Tzonou and Katie Petrole showing students how to use a strigil.
 
Inside the museum, carefully holding artifacts.
 
Katie Petrole speaking to visitors during 'Corinth Excavations and Contested Histories: Saying the Unspeakable in Museums', a special ICOM Museum Day program.
 
Katie Petrole showing an inscribed bronze vessel during 'Corinth Excavations and Contested Histories: Saying the Unspeakable in Museums'.
 
Katie Petrole speaking to visitors 'Corinth Excavations and Contested Histories: Saying the Unspeakable in Museums'.
 
Katie Petrole leading 'Asklepios and Healing in the Ancient Greek World and Today' for Dartmouth College students.
 
Katie Petrole paying Mystery Skype with students from Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: Hoa Nắng.
 
Katie Petrole playing Mystery Skype with students from Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: Đỗ Lan Hương.
 
Katie Petrole playing Mystery Skype with students from Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: Đỗ Lan Hương.
 
Katie Petrole playing Mystery Skype with students from Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: Đỗ Lan Hương.
 
Katie Petrole and Ioulia Tzonou leading 'Asklepios and Healing in the Ancient Greek World and Today' for Yale University students.
 
Yale University students holding real artifacts in the museum.
 
Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow Katie Petrole presenting a poster with lesson plan contributor Nancy Antonellis, who teaches high school Latin and developed an archaeology course based on Corinth Excavations educational resources for her students.
 
Corinthian inscriptions based on real artifacts, in a Latin lesson led by Nancy Antonellis. Photo: Nancy Antonellis.
 
Katie Petrole leading virtual field trip with students from Arizona.
 
Excerpt from a letter written to Katie Petrole, Corinth Excavations, and the ASCSA after a Virtual Field Trip.
 
Katie Petrole leading a Skype with students in Alexandria, Egypt.

 
Katie Petrole leading a Mystery Skype with students from Canada.
Katie Petrole leading a virtual field trip with students in Dallas, Texas.

 
Resources developed by Katie Petrole were mentioned during the American School of Classical Studies at Athens' Annual Meeting in Athens, Greece.

 
Katie Petrole leading a virtual field trip with students in Serbia.
 
Teachers reporting on a Guest Speaker session between students in Poland and Katie Petrole.
 
An on-site tour inside the temple and up close at Peirene Fountain led by Katie Petrole for students of ASCSA alumnae from Cincinnati, Ohio.
 
Katie Petrole answering questions from students in Hanoi, Vietnam. Video: Nguyễn Trà Ly.
 
Katie Petrole leading a virtual field trip with students in Tucson, Arizona.
'Interpreting Ancient Mysteries of Demeter' off-site program led by Ioulia Tzonou and Giota Kassimi.
 
Katie Petrole leading a virtual field trip with students in North Carolina.

Katie Petrole leading a virtual field trip with students from Canada.
'Interpreting Ancient Mysteries of Demeter' on site with guest speaker Dr. Nancy Bookidis.
 
Katie Petrole leading a virtual field trip with students from Pennsylvania.
 
Katie Petrole leading a virtual field trip for students from Cache Valley, Utah, reported by The Herald Journal.
 
Katie Petrole leading a virtual field trip with Canadian students.

Katie Petrole leading a digital program for students in Russia. Photo: Natalya Kvashnina.

Katie Petrole leading a digital program for students in the country of Georgia. Photo: Ekaterine Naroushvili.

Katie Petrole conducting a Guest Speaker online program for an auditorium of sixth graders. Photo: Tim Brush.

Students from New York making observations about one of Katie Petrole's favorite finds from Corinth Excavations. Photo: Tim Brush.

Katie Petrole leading an on-site program for Canadian students, alumni, and educators from the University of New Brunswick. Photo: David Charters.

A participant from the University of New Brunswick holding artifact MF-1. Photo: Hayley McLellan.

Katie Petrole discussing artifacts with the University of New Brunswick group. Photo: Hayley McLellan.

A participant from the University of New Brunswick holding a reconstructed dancing group. Photo: Hayley McLellan.

Ioulia Tzonou welcoming participants to the on-site program 'Buried Data'. Photo: Municipal Library of Corinth (Δημοτική Βιβλιοθήκη Κορίνθου).

A 'Buried Data' participant making an observation about an archival image. Photo: Municipal Library of Corinth (Δημοτική Βιβλιοθήκη Κορίνθου).

Ioulia Tzonou exploring the archaeological site with 'Buried Data' participants . Photo: Katie Petrole.

Ioulia Tzonou showing off a secret passage in the Sacred Spring during 'Buried Data'. Photo: Katie Petrole.