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Title Connecting kids to history with museum exhibitions / D. Lynn McRainey and John Russick, editors

Publ Info Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, [2010]
 Wheaton Stacks  AM7 .C596 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references 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 Twiss Houting -- Write and design with the family in mind / Judy Rand -- In a language they'll understand : media and museums / Gail Ringel
LC subject Museums -- Educational aspects -- United States
Museums -- Social aspects -- United States
Museum exhibits -- United States
History -- Study and teaching -- United States
Add Author McRainey, D. Lynn
Russick, John
ISBN 9781598743821 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1598743821 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781598743838 (pbk. : alk. paper)
159874383X (pbk. : alk. paper)