Back to Learning on Display: Student-Created Museums That Build Understanding
If you've ever worried that encouraging students' creativity might not help their test scores, then here's a book that shows you how to plan creative museum projects that target content standards and develop students' understanding of required subject matter.
Through photographs and lots of classroom examples, the author--an experienced curriculum director, teacher, and museum educator--guides you through every step of designing museum projects that teach students core content, along with valuable research and communication skills. To help your museum project along, the author provides you with a classroom-proven plan, including worksheets, rubrics, and advice on
- How to select a museum topic related to standards-based curricula.
- How to use the project to define learning targets and assess achievement.
- How to introduce students to museum projects and engage them in creating meaningful exhibits that educate the community.
(ASCD book, 2006) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 192 pages. Also available as an e-book!
"If you value constructivist learning, higher-order thinking, real-world connections, personalized learning and teamwork, Learning on Display
will prove a welcome addition to your professional development library." --Jay McTighe, education consultant and author of Understanding by Design