Museum Monday: Student Curators -#BLOG365 Day 106

I've written a lot about student-created exhibitions on my blog. One of the most challenging components of a student-created exhibition is the process of writing labels. It's challenging for museum curators too. Getting the gist of an object or exhibition theme into 50-100 words is difficult. In a school setting label writing integrates literacy and critical … Continue reading Museum Monday: Student Curators -#BLOG365 Day 106

“The bravest people are the ones who don’t mind looking like cowards” – #BLOG365 Day 102

  "The bravest people are the ones who don’t mind looking like cowards.” -T.H. White This is an idea I frequently consider in my practice and in working with teachers. It's the idea that at the end of the day everything you do as an educator is rooted in what is right for the students. … Continue reading “The bravest people are the ones who don’t mind looking like cowards” – #BLOG365 Day 102

Museum Monday: What Would the Founders Drive?- #BLOG365 Day 97

  No surprise I follow Colonial Williamsburg on social media. Last January Colonial Williamsburg posted a blog post entitled  What Would the Founders...Drive? and then did a follow-up post in May. Historical interpreters in Colonial Williamsburg were asked to make a conjecture about what types of cars the founders may have driven and why. The posts … Continue reading Museum Monday: What Would the Founders Drive?- #BLOG365 Day 97