Documentation of Learning to Engage the Community: Annual June Institute

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Educators from the DIG group recently published a special issue in the journal, The New Educator (January-March 2014) with a focus on explaining the value of documentation for stake holders (i.e., families, administrators, mayors).

 

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Museum Educators Discuss Documentation

Sponsored by Wheelock College's Documentation Studio & Educators from the Democracy Inquiry Group (DIG)

Date: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Place: Wheelock College, Brookline Campus, 43 Hawes St., Brookline

June Institute at Doc StudioJoin educators to explore ways to highlight learning with a focus on informal settings that engage families and the community in schools, museums, and libraries. The Boston Children's Museum, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in collaboration with the Lincoln Nursery School and other educators will share their work-in-progress in facilitated sessions to encourage discussion and an exchange of ideas.

This institute is appropriate for teachers, teacher educators, school directors, museum educators, librarians, and others interested in a cross-discipline conversation about creating effective documentation that is public, visible and engaging.

Tentative schedule:

11:00 am to 1:00 Welcome and Session I
1:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 to 3:00 Session II

The June 19 Institute has reached capacity and reservations are now closed. Thank you for your interest and please join us for Open Studios in the fall.

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