Posts Tagged With - museum education

Arkansas Takes On Tinkering

By Aiona Bones on January 25, 2012

Visitors wandered in to The Museum of Discovery’s new tinkering studio this month for the first time, some pulling rambunctiously on their parent’s shirt sleeves, while others poked around with tentative curiosity. Before long a young contingent had made the commitment to sit down and build something.
While the visitors tinkered, a small team of facilitators, [...]

Learning from Research

By Aiona Bones on June 15, 2011

While most science museum educators value the importance of scientific research in untangling and illuminating the world around us, it remains the case that research on informal learning itself is not widely read by the people in a position to put the research to use. I suspect one of the reasons for this is simply [...]