Museum Education Roundtable Announces 2017 Award Winners

The Museum Education Roundtable is pleased and proud to announce the 2017…


What Public Historians Can Learn from Fourth Graders

Ranger Nick Sacco with a group of Fourth Graders at Ulysses S. Grant National…


A Few Simple Tips for Public Historians Working with Confrontational Visitors

An interpreter at Mackinac State Historic Parks, Michigan. This article was…


My 5 Favorite Props to Use in Programs

One thing that every interpreter has to do to be effective is to get and keep…


Cultural Competency: A Powerful Tool for Change

At the 2016 AASLH Annual Meeting, the Educators and Interpreters Committee…


Guests are People Too: Avoiding Toxic Behind-the-Scenes Venting

Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society   Anyone have school…


Telling a Good Story Makes for a Better Tour

The guided tour... people either love them or hate them. A good guided tour can…


History in Motion: What We Can Learn from U-Haul's Love for Local History

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word summer? Vacation?…


Cemeteries: The Eternal Classroom

When I read Michele M. Celani’s blog post about the effectiveness of historical…


What Taking History to Underserved Communities Taught Me About Museum Education

This summer, I am completing a fellowship program through The Columbus…