Museums have the ability to deliver information and content in unique and memorable ways. In this article, Alan J. Friedman points out that museums can create contexts for artifacts and information, as well as make connections between broader subjects and themes.
Beverly Sheppard describes the learning bond as both the setting and the unique nature of learning that occurs in the midst of our intergenerational family experience. A Family Learning Roundtable Presentation by Beverly Sheppard June 14, 2005 Last week I received a birthday card from one of my sons that I decided was all about […]
Why should I use this technique? Discoveries can trigger conversation and encourage visitors to slow down and take a closer look. Shifting scale or including a surprise can stop visitors for a moment and prompt them to share their discovery with another family member.