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Connecting Kids To History With Museum Exhibitions

Author : D Lynn McRainey
ISBN : 9781315431871
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 22.93 MB
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Kids have profound and important relationships to the past, but they don't experience history in the same way as adults. For museum professionals and everyone involved in informal history education and exhibition design, this book is the essential new guide to creating meaningful and memorable connections to the past for children. This vital museum audience possesses many of the same dynamic qualities as trained historian—curiosity, inquiry, empathy for the human experience—yet traditional history exhibitions tend to focus on passive looking in the galleries, giving priority to relaying information through words. D. Lynn McRainey and John Russick bring together top museum professionals to present state-of-the-art research and practice that respects and incorporates kids' developmental stages and learning preferences and the specific ways in which kids connect to history. They provide concrete tools for audience research and evaluation; exhibition development and design; and working with kids as "creative consultants." The only book to focus comprehensively on history exhibits for kids, Connecting Kids to History With Museum Exhibitions shows how to enhance the experiences of a vitally important but frequently the least understood museum audience.
Category: Social Science

The Museum Educator S Manual

Author : Anna Johnson
ISBN : 9781442279063
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 52.48 MB
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The Museum Educator's Manual addresses the role museum educators play in today's museums from an experience-based perspective. Seasoned museum educators author each chapter, emphasizing key programs along with case studies that provide successful examples, and demonstrate a practical foundation for the daily operations of a museum education department, no matter how small. The book covers: volunteer and docent management and training; exhibit development; program and event design and implementation; working with families, seniors, and teens; collaborating with schools and other institutions; and funding. This second edition interweaves technology into every aspect of the manual and includes two entirely new chapters, one on Museums - An Educational Resource for Schools and another on Active Learning in Museums. With invaluable checklists, schedules, organizational charts, program examples, and other how-to documents included throughout, The Museum Educator's Manual is a 'must have' book for any museum educator.
Category: Business & Economics

Collections Vol 7

Author : Collections
ISBN : 9781442267763
Genre : Reference
File Size : 52.33 MB
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"Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals" is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the discussion of all aspects of handling, preserving, researching, and organizing collections. Curators, archivists, collections managers, preparators, registrars, educators, students, and others contribute.
Category: Reference

I C O M News

Author : International Council of Museums
ISBN : UCLA:L0106162332
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Connecting Kids And The Internet

Author : Allen C. Benson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028617475
Genre : Computers
File Size : 73.61 MB
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Offers information on incorporating the Internet into an educational curriculum
Category: Computers

The Californians

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ISBN : UCSC:32106007634584
Genre : California
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Twenty First Century Kids Twenty First Century Librarians

Author : Virginia A. Walter
ISBN : 9780838910078
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 37.68 MB
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Inspired by a new generation of librarians and children, Walter reconsiders the legacy passed on by the matriarchs of children's services and examines more recent trends and challenges growing out of changes in educational philosophy and information technology. This thoroughly researched book includes the current issues and trends of outcome-based planning, early literacy, homework centers in libraries, and children's spaces. With extensive experience in children's services as well as library instruction issues, Walter brings readers vital information on the current state of library services to children.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Connecting With The New Healthcare Consumer

Author : David B. Nash
ISBN : 0834220040
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 70.10 MB
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This book explores the impact of consumerism on all segments of the healthcare industry.
Category: Health & Fitness