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Engaging Young Children in Museums





ISBN 9781611321999
Published January 15, 2015 by Routledge
176 Pages

 
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What does a museum do with a kindergartner who walks through the door? The growth of interest in young children learning in museums has joined the national conversation on early childhood education. Written by Sharon Shaffer, the founding Executive Director of the innovative Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, this is the first book for museum professionals as well as students offering guidance on planning programming for young children.This groundbreaking book:-Explains the various ways in which children learn-Shows how to use this knowledge to design effective programs using a variety of teaching models-Includes examples of successful programs, tested activities, and a set of best practices

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PRINCIPAL, EARLY LEARNING IN MUSEUMS, LLC
RUCKERSVILLE, VIRGINIA, US

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