Handling and Using Museum Objects with Schools
Handling and using objects with schools
@ The Collection, Lincoln
August 7 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Organised in partnership with the Sandford Cascade Project this workshop gives practical advice on engaging and innovative ways of inspiring children with your objects and how to encourage questioning and discovery-based learning.
- Learn about the principles and benefits of object based/hands on learning and how it can engage different learning styles
- Receive advice on guidelines for ‘best practice’ when introducing and handling real artefacts with children
- Observe and discuss ways of incorporating artefacts into their own learning sessions in ways which pupils will find exciting and engaging
- Receive tips on how to develop skills such as observation, questioning, prediction, weighing of evidence and justifying proposals with pupils
The workshop will be led by Mary Sibson and Dr Erik Grigg. Mary is the Museum Learning Officer for Creative Learning Services (CLS) at Leicestershire County Council (LCC). CLS offer a subscription service for schools incorporating library services, resource boxes, artworks and learning at LCCs museums. Erik is the Learning Officer for Lincolnshire County Council’s heritage service which includes The Collection where learning workshop activities include handling original and replica artefacts from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages to the Saxon, Viking and Medieval eras.
|Who is this event for?|
|This workshop is aimed at paid staff and volunteers involved in delivering learning programmes at their museum or heritage site.|
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