Curry Class Note

Sharon Shaffer

Sharon Shaffer (Ph.D. ’04 Soc Fdns) Shaffer cover

Engaging Young Children in Museum
by Sharon E. Shaffer, PhD,
Left Coast Press, Inc. 2015.

Engaging Young Children in Museums examines the history, educational theory, and practice related to children and museums. The text provides a detailed explanation of advances in developmental psychology and the currently accepted framework of constructivist learning as the foundation for museum experiences for children. It further defines strategies for engaging our nation’s youngest museum visitors.

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