The Australian Curriculum in Your Museum
Dec03

The Australian Curriculum in Your Museum

It was ‘roll up your sleeves’ for workshop participants at Bankfoot House, Sunshine Coast, as they learnt how to create engaging education programs for their museums.   Cath Gordon from Education Creations and myself teamed up to develop and present a workshop where attendees got to test out their skills in developing activities relevant for their own museums.   The workshop included the latest Australian curriculum...

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Small Museum Education Programs for schools
Oct25

Small Museum Education Programs for schools

We offer a range of reasonably priced half day workshops, specifically designed for the needs of Small Museums.  These workshops are deigned to assist museum volunteers to put together their own engaging museum education programs for schools.  They are an ideal way to bring your museum volunteers together to collaborate on creating great education programs. Half day workshops are , conducted at your museum.  Extra charges may apply...

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Is it ‘game over, Princess?’
Oct04

Is it ‘game over, Princess?’

Today’s blog in this series on Digital Games and Kids,  is  kid’s formal education and gaming.  What does the research say about this topic?   One article I found that  provides a good summary of research into Leaning and gaming is ‘Our Princess Is in Another Castle, A Review of Trends in Serious Gaming’, by Michael F Young and colleagues in 2012.  I love the title.  Serious games, by the way,  are those which...

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