Designing Exhibits for Kids: What are we thinking?

This is in response to the following article found at this link: https://www.getty.edu/education/symposium/Ringel.pdf I think this article really touches on the concept of empathy very strongly. This is a true lesson no matter the age groups that we are targeting for our project. We have to understand how people are going to interact with our work,... Continue Reading →

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Meaning-Making in Children’s Museums: Why Try?

This post is in response to the following article found here: http://name-aam.org/uploads/downloadables/EXH.fall_99/EXH_fall_99_Meaning%20Making%20in%20Childresn%20Museums%20Why%20Try_Rupp.pdf  I have known emotions to be associated with learning for a long time. That moment of eureka is one of the greatest thrills. Understanding the concepts is one thing, mastery is another. The concept of how adrenaline establishes a higher potential for learning and... Continue Reading →

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