Monthly Archives: November 2013

Objects, Yay or Nay?

On a recent trip to Washington D.C., our class saw the exhibit, Can You Walk Away? at Lincoln’s Cottage. The exhibit raised awareness on modern-day slavery by using taped testimonies from survivors. The exhibit was compelling and easily captured everyone’s … Continue reading

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Critically Examining Shared Authority

We’re people, so we like to be right.  This is one reason is why some museum professionals have a hard time sharing authority with the public, but it is also one reason why other museum professionals have a hard time … Continue reading

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Participation Doesn’t End at the Door

The ideal classroom, like the ideal museum, is a two-way street. It is a place where individuals are given agency in their own education; where they can co-create their own experience, collaborate with others, meaningfully contribute, and carry their experience … Continue reading

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