How to Connect with the Educators & Interpreters at the AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting
Educators & Interpreters…Start Planning! Holy cow—September is here! Forget about back to school, Labor Day, the end of another delightful
History in Motion: What We Can Learn from U-Haul’s Love for Local History
What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word summer? Vacation? BBQs? The beach? How about moving? Every summer U-Haul estimates that
Cemeteries: The Eternal Classroom
When I read Michele M. Celani’s blog post about the effectiveness of historical markers in the classroom I thought “oh I know a bunch of amazing
What Taking History to Underserved Communities Taught Me About Museum Education
This summer, I am completing a fellowship program through The Columbus Foundation at the Ohio History Connection. I have been facilitating History to
Inclusivity & Accessibility at Museums: It’s Worth the Work
As museum educators we have the remarkable opportunity to help people explore their curiosities and discover the unknown. Each day we are working to
Is There a Place for Pokémon Go in History Museums?
Some very excited colleagues came into my office earlier this week: “Hey…we’re not only the site of two Pokémon Gyms, but we’ve also got
Focusing On Guests with Special Needs: Examples and Insights from The Henry Ford
In recent years, there has been a growing trend among museums to place more attention on audiences with special needs. This has increasingly involved
Should We Create the Same Digital Archives for Different Audiences?
As a part-time history Ph.D. student embarking on my dissertation (while working full-time at Ford’s Theatre—indeed, I don’t sleep much), few