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Letters from Camp: Miss Manners

I am a thorough teacher. I plan curriculum, triple check materials and show up early. What I CAN’T plan for is when a kids asks a difficult questions…and you have to answer on the spot. Below are four situations I … Continue reading

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Letters from Camp: Kids These Days

We had two “Youth Teaching Assistants” (YTAs) attached to our group for the week.  10th graders with more self possession then I could have claimed at that age! The problem was, that made it hard to remember they didn’t’ have … Continue reading

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It Really is the Little Things

I love that more museums are incorporating families into their exhibit and program planning. It is really exciting that babies and toddlers are becoming less of an “oddity” to see in the museums. However, in the excitement of creating new … Continue reading

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Striking Out On Your Own

One thing that I didn’t address in last week’s post about finding a museum job was heading out on your own. Consulting is definitely another route that you can take to work in museums. A lot of places use contractors … Continue reading

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Quality vs. Quantity

In January, I had the chance to present at the Southern Early Childhood Association’s (SECA) Regional Conference. SECA stretches from Virginia to Texas so it was no small potatoes to be chosen. I had prepared a presentation around “everyday museums” … Continue reading

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Workshop Opportunities for Educators and Museum Professionals

When I started Cabinet of Curiosities, offering programs for kids was a no-brainer.  I had so much fun teaching preschool and doing education programs in museums and I couldn’t imagine leaving that behind.  What I didn’t realize is that I … Continue reading

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