Museum Monday: Categorizing and Classifying With Museum Objects – #BLOG365 Day 224 #sschat #museumed

  I've had a lot of down time lately, on planes and in airports, so I have been able to review and organize a lot of content from my museum school days. Today I found an activity I used to do with students that I had completely forgotten about. In introducing museums to our students … Continue reading Museum Monday: Categorizing and Classifying With Museum Objects – #BLOG365 Day 224 #sschat #museumed

Museum Monday: Does Real = Impact? – #BLOG365 Day 219

Does Real = Impact?  Completely fascinated with this idea presented in "Museums, Can We Stop Letting Objects Control the Narrative?" Being the object-based learning groupie I am feeling a bit of disequilibrium after reading this. But, the basics I agree with. Story is an important piece of the work of a museum. Dare I say, … Continue reading Museum Monday: Does Real = Impact? – #BLOG365 Day 219

Museum Monday: Exhibiting Project Based Learning: A Collaboration Between Local Museums, University Education Students and Elementary Students – #BLOG365 Day 211 #sschat #artsed

Once again, I have to thank National Boards for reminding me of the amazing projects I was a part of over the last 10 years in education. As I was searching for samples to include in Component 1 I found a presentation I presented with a university partner. For many years our school was partnered … Continue reading Museum Monday: Exhibiting Project Based Learning: A Collaboration Between Local Museums, University Education Students and Elementary Students – #BLOG365 Day 211 #sschat #artsed

Museum Monday: The Beginning of the Journey-#BLOG365 Day 174 #sschat #museumed

Museum Monday, a day late... Yesterday I was traveling from California to Florida and I completely forgot it was Museum Monday. I hardly ever miss a Museum Monday. They are, by far, my favorite blog post each week. So...better late I suppose. A few weeks ago I was reminded of the first school exhibition I … Continue reading Museum Monday: The Beginning of the Journey-#BLOG365 Day 174 #sschat #museumed

Museum Monday: Using Art in the Classroom -#BLOG Day 169 #artsed #museummonday

March 20 marks the anniversary of Henri Matisse's exhibition at the Salon des Independants in 1903. Post Impressionism is one of my favorite artistic movements and I am fascinated with the Salon des Independants and its role in art history. Today I thought I would write about one of my favorite approaches to art viewing: the … Continue reading Museum Monday: Using Art in the Classroom -#BLOG Day 169 #artsed #museummonday