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Capturing a Dinosaur: Using Digital Tools to Reproduce a Physical Model

When I first visited the library at the AMNH, I was amazed by all of the physical items in the collection. As a public library, I expected to find books and publications on file, with the special Natural History and … Continue reading

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Guest Post: “Morpholution”: An Authentic Youth Science Program

During January’s Digital Learning Week, the Museum explored a variety of new ways we could explore different participatory digital tools, different museum halls, and bring them together with museum educators and scientists, curators, and/or department heads. This is the first … Continue reading

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Big Issues Explored in AMNH’s Digital Learning Week

Tomorrow begins four days of non-stop action at the AMNH, and I couldn’t be more excited. We have spent months trying to plan these four day-long programs to take advantage of NYC high school youth being (largely) free during Regents … Continue reading

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Registration Opens for AMNH’s 1st Digital Learning Week

I am so excited to announce the new slate of day-long programs we will run this January 22-25, for high school youth. Each is designed using various digital tools to explore different museum halls. Each is also designed to help … Continue reading

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How I Intend to Advance Digital Media & Museum-based Learning at the AMNH

This is my final of three transition posts. My first reflected back on my 12 years at Global Kids (“I’m Leaving GK and What You Can Do About It“). My second looked forward to starting my job at the AMNH … Continue reading

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Part 1 of 3: I Work In A Matryoshka Doll

(This is the second in a series. If you want to start at the beginning, go here) My role is to support the capacity building of my colleagues in Youth Initiatives towards the strategic use of digital media and learning … Continue reading

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Part 2 of 3: What’s In The Works?

(This is the third in a series. If you want to go to the second, go here, or to start at the beginning, go here) I am not a department. I am a cross-program resource, so to speak. So I … Continue reading

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