Museum Wednesday…What?-#BLOG Day 150 #museum101

Yes, it is not Monday. And, yes, I am posting about museums. #obsessed In October I shared a creepy doll from the Smithsonian in a Museum Monday post. Today I saw this from #museum101. Museums around the world were challenged to post some of their creepiest objects. I loved watching this unfold and I especially … Continue reading Museum Wednesday…What?-#BLOG Day 150 #museum101

Museum Monday: Bottle Digging and Using Collections in the Classroom #sschat #museumed-#BLOG365 Day 130

This weekend I finally decided on a place for my grandmother's bottle collection. For two years the bottles have been packed away and I have been waiting to finish remodeling or find the perfect piece of furniture to display them (having my 3 cats in the back of my mind too!). Saturday we picked up … Continue reading Museum Monday: Bottle Digging and Using Collections in the Classroom #sschat #museumed-#BLOG365 Day 130

Museum Monday: Salesman Samples- #BLOG365 Day 122 #sschat #objectbasedlearning

One of my favorite units at the museum school was a unit called "Everything Changes." The interdisciplinary unit covered changes over time. During this unit we often had the students create object timelines: a telephone through time, children's games over time, etc. Years and objects were combined to create visual timelines of how everyday objects … Continue reading Museum Monday: Salesman Samples- #BLOG365 Day 122 #sschat #objectbasedlearning