My 5 Favorite Props to Use in Programs

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


5 Ways to Get a Woman Out of the Kitchen

When I first came to the Doak House Museum in Greeneville, Tennessee, one of my…


The SCARY Truth Facing Historic Houses

The ghost of Christmas Yet to Be brings Scrooge all of the bad news in…


Learning Theories: Applied

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to teach people to apply different…


Connecting to Educators - Back to Basics: Audience Input

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


Easy Things the Tenement Museum Does So Right

I really love the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. You certainly can’t deny the…


Simple Collaboration

Recently I was reminded of how scary and inspiring collaboration can be; and of…


The Many Roles of a Historic Cemetery

Earlier this month I wrote about the challenges associated with defining sacred…


Do You Docent?

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


Tours and Tablets

Early on in the initial interpretive planning process at President Lincoln’s…