Bring the Boy to the Farm...

Firestone Farm is the largest living history site in Greenfield Village in…


Do You Docent?

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


STEM, You Say?

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


What I'm Looking for... (thoughts from a nine-year-old museum visitor)

Tyler (right) and her sister Ryan with Harry Potter's robe at the Smithsonian.…


It's Worth It! Hosting a Summer Camp

This post is by Kate Baldwin, Curator of Education at the Litchfield Historical…


What I'm Looking For... (thoughts from an 11-year-old museum visitor)

Slave pen at the Freedom Center The Ed/Interpreters Affinity Committee asked…


re Your Docents Dull, Dwindling or Dying? We Can Help!

Erik Holland (Director, Education & Interpretative Services at the North…


Interactives for Everyone!

Contributed by Rebecca Martin who has worked at the Litchfield Historical…


Managing the Hands-On Collection

We all know that hands-on learning opportunities are engaging, and result in…


The Dreaded Guided Tour. . .

When I arrived at the Detroit Historical Society in October 2010, I learned…