How Clean are Your Interactives?

As a museum educator, I was horrified when I saw the media headlines alleging…


Would You Buy a Bus?

I happened to see this article from 89.3 KPCC - Southern California Public…


Connecting to Educators - Back to Basics: Audience Input

Recently I was asked to lead a webinar on connecting with educators for Ohio…


Where are the School Groups?

As the Curator/Director of a historic house in a small town, I hear the…


Do You Docent?

Colleague, former Education and Interpretation Committee member, and all around…


Barned Again, Re-purposing a Historic Structure

Close the eye a moment and look at the picture fancy paints.  Every field in…


Impact of One Time Field Trips on Student Learning

The Crystal Bridges Art Museum and the University of Arkansas recently worked…


STEM, You Say?

“Bah,” you are thinking. “Do I really need to integrate science and MATH into…


A Little Help from Our Friends: AASLH Technical Leaflets

The key reason we named our original Educators and Interpreters blog…


A “Senior” Moment on Guided Tours

By 2015, AARP forecasts that 45% of the United States population will be age 50…