Indoor Holiday Explorations `Muppets' Enliven a Visit to Denver Kids' Museum
M. S. Mason, The Christian Science Monitor
A CHILDREN'S Museum has its own place in a community, its own function. If it's a good one, it not only aids teachers in formal education, it helps bridge the gap between school and the important education that goes on in the home. It offers the opportunity for parents to interact in the educational process with their children, says the director of The Children's Museum of Denver, Loren Behr.
"When we are developing exhibits," Ms. Behr says, "we are constantly thinking, `What is the parents role going to be in this exhibit?'" So exhibit labels are directed at parents, frequently in the form of questions in an effort to develop the process of inquiry.
But all the …
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Publication information: Article title: Indoor Holiday Explorations `Muppets' Enliven a Visit to Denver Kids' Museum. Contributors: M. S. Mason - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: December 22, 1992. Page number: 10. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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