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Connecting kids to history with museum exhibitions / D. Lynn McRainey and John Russick, editors
Walnut Creek, CA : Left Coast Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  AM7 .C596 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Museums -- Educational aspects -- United States
Museums -- Social aspects -- United States
Museum exhibits -- United States
History -- Study and teaching -- United States
Physical Description 333 p. ; ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-316) and index
Contents pt.1. Valuing kids -- Never too young to connect to history: cognitive development and learning / Sharon Shaffer -- It's about them: using developmental frameworks to create exhibitions for children (and their grown-ups) / Elizabeth Reich Rawson -- Experts, evaluators, and explorers: collaborating with kids / Anne Grimes Rand and Robert Kiihne -- pt. 2. Connecting kids to history -- Finding the story in history / Leslie Bedford -- Imagination, a child's gateway to engagement with the past / Daniel Spock -- Playing with the past / Jon-Paul C. Dyson -- A sense of the past / D. Lynn McRainey -- Are we there yet?: children, history, and the power of place / Benjamin Filene -- pt. 3. Creating history exhibitions for kids -- Shaping the space: designing for kids / Andrew Anway and Neal Mayer -- Making history interactive / John Russick -- Is it real?: kids and collections / Mary Jane Taylor and Beth A. Twiss Houting -- Write and design with the family in mind / Judy Rand -- In a language they'll understand: media and museums / Gail Ringel
Alternate Author McRainey, D. Lynn
Russick, John

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