1st Edition

Early Learning
Journal of Museum Education 37:1 Thematic Issue

Edited By

Sharon E Shaffer

ISBN 9781611328196
Published March 31, 2012 by Routledge
128 Pages

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Book Description

Sponsored by the Museum Education Roundtable

Table of Contents

1.From the Editors-in-ChiefTina R. Nolan and Cynthia RobinsonFrom the Guest Editor2.Early LearningA National ConversationSharon Shaffer3.An Opportune MomentMuseums in the National Conversation on Early LearningMarsha L. Semmel4.Integrating Scaffolding Experiences for the Youngest Visitors in MuseumsBarbara Wolf and Elizabeth Wood5.A Look at Early Childhood Programming in MuseumsBetsy Bowers6.Museum SuperheroesThe Role of Play in Young Children's LivesPamela Krakowski7.Thinking RoutinesReplicating Classroom Practices within Museum SettingsRochelle Ibanez Wolberg and Allison Goff8.Collaboration is the KeyArtists, Museums, and ChildrenMelina Mallos9.From Classroom to GalleryBuilding Community and Preserving HeritageKate Barron10.Museums and CommunityThe Benefits of Working TogetherK. Allison WickensWhat the Research Says11.Uncovering Visitor IdentityLaureen Trainer, Marley Steele-Inama, and Amber ChristopherTools, Frameworks and Case Studies12.Bringing Art to Life through Multi-Sensory TourWendy L. DodekBook Review13.The Death and Life of the Great American School System by Diane RavitchReviewed by Lois Stoehr

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