ExperientialLearningUtilizing Museum Education for Your Classroom               DonaldProffit
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ISSN Monuments & Museums Learning Expedition                 July 6, 2011National Portrait GalleryThe Struggle for Justice...
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    1. 1. ExperientialLearningUtilizing Museum Education for Your Classroom DonaldProffit
    2. 2. Need to Know
    3. 3. CCSS/ 21st Century Skills /
    4. 4. HENRY S T R E E T S C H O O L THE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 2011 ovem ber 8, N 1.Working as a team, TASK discuss your selection and agree to support each other during a Initial React concluding reflective PROMPT ion - What is conversation at the venue. your initial reaction to th work of art, is artifact, obje2. Once at the venue, locate the sculpture or ct, selected exhibit or particular structure? What is the work. Individually select one first thing yo Where does yo u notice? work or area that speaks to ur eye go firs What do you t? Why? you emotionally, intellectually, find interest spiritually and/or physically. this work? W ing ab out hat does it sa Use the included prompts to y to you? stimulate your viewing The Lab el - experience. Tweet your progress Read the labe title of the w l. What is th to #HSSMET. ork? What do e you ab out th es it tell e work?3. As a group, revisit each Look at the date. When w member’s selected art work, How does this as it made? artifact, object, sculpture or inform your interpretation /understandi structure. Share reasons why What other la ng? your selection appealed to you. bel informat provide clues ion can Once you’ve shared your to the work? perceptions of the work, invite group members to continue the Objective Obs ervation - Su conversation on your selection. judgment, co spending nsider everyth Repeat this process with each in the work ing you see group member until you’ve of art, artifa sculpture or ct, object, viewed and discussed each structure. Wh selection. see? at do you4. Finally, as a group, consider Subjective O these questions as part of your bservation - work make yo What does th e final reflective conversation… u think ab ou• How does the work provide you How does it t? make you feel with a way to investigate the How would yo ? world? u describe th someone who is work to• How has this experience helped has never seen you to recognize that diverse it. audiences may perceive different meanings and reactions when engaging with the same work?• How does the work communicate ideas, feelings, or point of Metropolitan Museum of Art view?• How does the work creatively 1000 Fifth Avenue and responsibly contribute to metmuseum.org improvement locally, regionally or globally?
    5. 5. Getting Started Set Up Your Account Go to Twitter.com #hssmet Fill in the Full name, Email, and Password fields Click “Sign up” Verify your information Select your preferred username Click “Create my account” Set Up Your Phone Via the Internet on a smart phone or other handheld device Connect to the Internet Enter this address in your web browser: m.twitter.com Follow the prompts to install the app on your device If you don’t have apps on your phone, just sign in to the Twitter website Things To Learn How To Do Before the expeditionary learning experience, you will want to figure out how to do the following 6 things: Note: The look and location of the buttons you will use to do these things will vary depending on your device and whether you are using text messaging, an app, or the mobile Twitter site. From East Side of M 1. Send a Tweet – just type in the box, but remember you only have Subway: T anhattan: ake the 4, 140 characters! 86th Stre 5, or 6 tra et and walk in to 2. Participate in a conversation using a hashtag – the hashtag for this west to F three bloc experience is #hssmet ifth Avenu ks • To follow the conversation, just put the hashtag #hssmet in the about a h e. This w alf mile an alk is search box approxima d takes • To add to the conversation, include the hashtag #hssmet in your tely ten m Take the M inutes. Bu tweet s: 1, M2, M3, 3. Follow someone – for example, you might want to follow along Fift or M4 bus @AsiaSociety h Avenue (from upt 4. Retweet someone else’s message – this indicates you agree with it locations) own to 82nd S and/or think it’s important, indicated by the abbreviation RT plusMadison A treet or a venue (fro long @username indicating whose message you are retweetinglocations) m downto to 83rd St wn 5. Reply to someone (publicly) – use the @ symbol followed by their reet. username (@username) in your tweet, this will allow readers to see how your tweet connects back to what they said 6. Send a direct message (privately) – this allows you to send a private message to someone you follow, as long as they follow you back Both @ replies and DM (direct messages) will show up in a special list making it easier for the recipient to find them Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue metmuseum.org Donald Proffit Designed by © 2011
    6. 6. ISSN Monuments & Museums Learning Expedition July 6, 2011National Portrait GalleryThe Struggle for JusticeThis permanent exhibition showcases majorcultural and political figures -- from key 19th-century historical figures to contemporary leaders -- who struggled to achieve civil rights for disenfranchised or marginalized groups. On view are more than 40 photographs, paintings, posters, buttons, and sculptures, including portraits of Civil Rightsleaders Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall,Martin Luther King Jr., and Andrew Young;womens-rights advocates Elizabeth Cady Stantonand Betty Friedan; Native American activistLeonard Crow Dog; cultural icons Jackie Robinsonand singer Marian Anderson; United Farm Workersorganizer César Chávez; gay and lesbian rightsleaders; and Special Olympics founder EuniceKennedy ShriverLocation: 2nd Floor Location 8th and F Sts., NW Washington, DC Metro Station Gallery Place-Chinatown (9th St. exit) www.si.edu/Museums/portrait-gallery
    7. 7. Task 1011. Working as a team, discuss your selection and agree to support each other during a concluding reflective Getting Started conversation at the venue. Set Up Your Account ISSN Monuments & Museums Learning Expedition Go to Twitter.com2. Once at the venue, locate the selected exhibit or July 6, 2011 Fill in the Full name, Email, and Password fields particular work. Individually select one work or area Click “Sign up” that speaks to you emotionally, intellectually, Verify your information spiritually and/or physically. Use the included Select your preferred username prompts to stimulate your viewing experience. Tweet Prompts Click “Create my account” your progress to #ISSN11. Initial Reaction - What is your initial reaction to this3. As a group, revisit each member’s selected art work, work of art, artifact, object, sculpture or structure? Set Up Your Phone artifact, object, sculpture or structure. Share reasons What is the first thing you notice? Where does your eye Connect to the Internet why your selection appealed to you. Once you’ve go first? Why? Go to: m.twitter.com shared your perceptions of the work, invite group What do you find interesting about this work? What does Follow the prompts to install the app on your device members to continue the conversation on your it say to you? If you don’t have apps on your phone, just sign in to selection. Repeat this process with each group Twitter member until you’ve viewed and discussed each The Label - Read the label. What is the title of the work? selection. What does it tell you about the work? Things To Learn How To Do Look at the date. When was it made? How does this inform your interpretation/understanding? Before the expeditionary learning experience, you will4. Finally, as a group, consider these questions as part of your final reflective conversation… What other label information can provide clues to the want to figure out how to do the following 6 things:• How does the work provide you with a way to work? investigate the world? Note: The look and location of the buttons you will use to• How has this experience helped you to recognize Objective Observation - Suspending judgment, do these things will vary depending on your device and that diverse audiences may perceive different consider everything you see in the work of art, artifact, whether you are using an app, or the mobile Twitter site. meanings and reactions when engaging with the object, sculpture or structure. What do you see? same work? 1. Send a Tweet – just type in the box, but remember you• How does the work communicate ideas, feelings, or Subjective Observation - What does the work make only have 140 characters! point of view? you think about? 2. Participate in a conversation using a hashtag – the• How does the work creatively and responsibly How does it make you feel? hashtag for this experience is #issn11 contribute to improvement locally, regionally or How would you describe this work to someone who has • To follow the convo, just put the hashtag #issn11in the globally? never seen it? search box • To add to the convo, include the hashtag #issn11 in your tweet 3. Follow someone – for example, you might want to follow @AsiaSociety 4. Retweet someone else’s message – this indicates you agree with it and/or think it’s important, indicated by the abbreviation RT plus @username indicating whose message you are retweeting 5. Reply to someone (publicly) – use the @ symbol followed by their username (@username) in your tweet, this will allow readers to see how your tweet connects back to what they said 6. Send a direct message (privately) – this allows you to send a private message to someone you follow, as long as they follow you back Both @ replies and DM (direct messages) will show up in a special list making it easier for the recipient to find them #issn11 #issn11 #issn11
    8. 8. ISSN Monuments & Museums Learning Expedition Monument or Museum/Exhibition ✓ ★African Art Museum - Artists in Dialogue 2African Art Museum - A Brave New WorldAfrican Art Museum - African MosaicAir and Space Museum - Self GuidedAmerican Art Museum - To Make a World: George Ault & 1940sAmericaAmerican Art Museum - Modern & Contemporary ArtAmerican History Museum - Self GuidedAmerican Indian Museum - Vantage Point: The contemporaryNative Art CollectionHirshhorn Museum - Black Box: Laurent GrassoHirshhorn Museum - Directions: GraziaToderiNational Building Museum - Walls SpeakNational Gallery of Art - American Art, Galleries 62 - 71National Gallery of Art - Lewis Baltz: PrototypesNational Portrait Gallery - Americans NowNational Portrait Gallery - 150th Commemoration of the Civil War:The Death of EllsworthNational Portrait Gallery - The Struggle for JusticeNewseum - Self GuidedArthur M. Sackler - Buddhist CavesArthur M. Sackler - PerspectivesFDR MemorialVietnam War Veterans & Korean War Veterans MemorialsWorld War II Veterans Memorial
    9. 9. Monuments and Museums Reflection ProtocolIntroductionWe make meaning of our experiences through reflection and the sharing of stories. Wecreate possibilities for innovative practice in our schools and classrooms when we shareour discoveries in a climate that suspends judgement, cynicism and doubt andencourages connections between ideas and diverse perspectives while honoringeveryones contribution.This 25-minute reflection session provides us with an opportunity to debrief yesterdaysMonuments and Museums Learning Expedition in small groups, and share in acollective harvest of discoveries and new possibilities for classroom practice.The protocol includes two rounds of questions and a final large group sharing.Form groups of between 5 - 8 people who were not in your Learning Expedition teamyesterday or from your school.Round 1 (8 minutes)In your groups (5 - 8 people) have each person respond to the following questions.Remember to include everyone’s contribution. Be mindful of the time.What had real meaning for you during yesterdays Monuments and MuseumsLearning Expedition? What surprised you? What challenged you?Round 2 (8 minutes)Now, as a small group, answer the following question.How will yesterday’s experience create new possibilities (tasks, activities,learning expeditions) for you and your students?Remind participants that each table will share 1 or 2 new possibilities during the finalharvest.Harvest (6 minutes)Have a representative from each table share discoveries and new possibilities with theentire group. Encourage participants to tweet their ideas to #issn11.Please remember... This reflection must conclude at 8:55 a.m.  The presenters ofthe concurrent sessions are scheduled to begin promptly at 9 a.m.
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