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  • Date: 08/24/2011
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This article compares the traditional "corporate citizenship" approach of for-profit giving to the new "corporate social responsibility" model, in which companies see themselves as active partners in the process of determining priorities, carrying out goals, and evaluating success. This article describes successful partnerships between the ... »
  • Date: 06/10/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article describes how some museums are expanding their partnerships with schools and encouraging teachers to view museums as more than field trip destinations. This article describes the benefits of museum schools, citing the advantages of the symbiotic relationship between the museums and schools, the value of inquiry-based learning, and the ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Sue Allen, principal of Allen & Associates, discusses the summative evaluation of "Secrets of Circles" and effectiveness of trilingual (English, Spanish, and Vietnamese) labels. Allen outlines the general audience's reaction to these labels along with the reactions of Latino families and Vietnamese-descent families. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2007
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Cindy Detuelo, director of education at EdVenture, discusses their mini-conference program for early childhood educators. Program topics include brain development and stages of childhood development, instructional approaches, and techniques for strengthening and supporting parenting skills. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2007
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Marcos Stafne, director of public programs at the New York Hall of Science, discusses the development of the Hall's Science Theatre program and its rich production history. Stafne discusses how the program reaches out to special groups like girls and women and preschoolers. ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Elle Wahl, senior director for program development, learning and teaching at the Liberty Science Center (LSC) describes how the Abbott rulings, a pair of landmark educational equity decisions by the New Jersey Supreme Court, along with LSC's readiness to respond, led to the Abbott Partnership Program. The program provides field ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Ann Carter, a grants coordinator and former education director at the Discovery Center of Springfield (DCS), and Fawn Wagner, DCS's current education director, share their strategy for developing a successful education program at a time when state and school budgets are shrinking and teachers face increasing demands related to ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Robin Schotter, early childhood education coordinator for the Louisville Science Center (LSC), discusses the Early Childhood Teacher Institute summer program at LSC. Schotter reflects on the value of this program for teachers and and LSC staff alike. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Karen Propst, of the Children's Science and Technology Museum of Terre Haute, discusses the challenge of engaging preschoolers in a program about DNA. Propst explains the methods she uses reach family audiences of mixed ages during public programs. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Stacey Prinzing, early childhood education specialist and manager of the Kids Room at the Maryland Science Center, discusses lessons learned from observing and listening to visitors in the Kids Room exhibit. Prinzing explains what their observations have taught staff about the ways young children relate to a learning space and how ... »

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