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Museum Wednesday...What?-#BLOG Day 150 #museum101

Yes, it is not Monday. And, yes, I am posting about museums. #obsessed

In October I shared a creepy doll from the Smithsonian in a Museum Monday… 86 more words


Museum Monday- Writing Museum Labels in the Classroom #BLOG365 Day 148 #sschat

One of the most fascinating discussions I ever had about museum labels was at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. A few years ago I was lucky enough to take a group of educators to DC for a week of learning in museums. 330 more words


Museum Monday: The Things They Carry-#BLOG365 Day 140 #sschat #museumed

I will never forget my first experience at Ellis Island many years ago. I struggled to connect. I was confused. My great-grandfather had passed through Ellis Island when he immigrated from Hungary. 259 more words


Museum Monday: Protest Objects-#BLOG365 Day 135 #sschat

I still have protest on my mind after this weekend. I also participated in a #sschat this evening. It got my gears turning again around the idea of teaching protest, this time on the object-based learning wheel. 362 more words


Museum Monday: Bottle Digging and Using Collections in the Classroom #sschat #museumed-#BLOG365 Day 130

This weekend I finally decided on a place for my grandmother’s bottle collection. For two years the bottles have been packed away and I have been waiting to finish remodeling or find the perfect piece of furniture to display them (having my 3 cats in the back of my mind too!). 926 more words


#whereissasha Our Exam Crazed System - #BLOG365 Day 124

No surprise I am anti-exams. Exams don’t give us a clear picture of student understanding. They don’t prepare students for 21st century careers. They cause anxiety for our students. 409 more words