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NPS Northeast Region Interpretive Workshop

The National Park Service Northeast Region Interpretive Workshop, “Making Connections Through Active Engagement,” for the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor will take place on March 30-April 1, 2016.

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Sewall-Belmont House in DC Could Be Added to National Park System

The former headquarters of the National Woman’s Party could be added to the National Park System.

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Climate Change Museum Coming to New York City

On Monday, July 20, officials announced a plan for a climate change museum in New York City.

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“Eyewitnesses” Exhibit Opens in Mullica Hill

The Harrison Township Historical Society’s new exhibition, “Eyewitnesses,” gives objects from the Museum’s rich collections a voice to tell their stories.

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Lighting Up Our National Pastime in Our Nation’s Capital

There’s something about a night game, especially in our nation’s capital. The excitement of the crowd as they arrive at the stadium after the work day is finished; the way the steam comes off the grill for the ballpark food

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Families and Work Institute Gathering Information on Childhood Education Programs in Museums and Libraries

The Families and Work Institute is working on a new report to investigate the types of knowledge, expertise, and resources institutions are using to create children’s programming.

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On Using Museum Methods in the Classroom: A Case Study With VTS

As a teacher and museum educator, one of my most difficult tasks is helping students move from a mode of passive knowledge consumption to one of critical engagement with information. Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is a method traditionally used in

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