Learning Labs in Science Centers

Monday, October 21, 2013: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Albuquerque Convention Center
Session Leader:
Helen Wechsler, Institute of Museum and Library Services
Joe Heimlich, OSUExtension@COSI, Chuck English, Science Museum of Virginia, Kristin Bayans, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and Azuka MuMin, COSI

Three diverse examples of Learning Labs in science centers will be highlighted. Funded jointly by IMLS and the MacArthur Foundation, Learning Labs are intended to engage youth in mentor-led, interest-based, youth-centered, collaborative learning using digital and traditional media. Funded projects are research-based and designed to provide prototypes for the field.

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