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Day at the Museum: A Mid-Winter Guide to Field Trips

Vol. 110, Prg. 26–30
March 5–9, 2012

The days might still be cold and short, but the best cure for cabin fever is a field trip! This week, Mike Smith and a special guest from the Smithsonian Institute explore lots of options for finding—or creating—a museum field trip for your homeschooled students.

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Get Your Learning Out
Prepare for Learning
Navigating the Museum Experience
Museum Matters: Follow-up
Sights Near and Far

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Lynn-Steven (Stevie) Engelke

Lynn-Steven (Stevie) Engelke is Director of Programs at the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies. She manages the Smithsonian Education Online Conference Series; has created exhibitions and museum learning centers; and written and published museum-based education materials in science, social studies, and the arts. Stevie has a BA in anthropology and an MAT in museum education from the George Washington University and has completed graduate programs at Columbia University, the University of Lausanne, and Maryland Institute College of Art. She is a Board Member of EdCom, the Education Standing Professional Committee of the American Association of Museums (AAM), has served on the faculty of Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Future of Learning Institute, been a Fellow at HGSE Project Zero, and is a coach for the HGSE WIDE World online learning program. Honors and awards include Phi Beta Kappa, AAM’s Media and Technology MUSE Award, and the Maryland Peabody Award.

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