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Using Informal Learning Spaces to Increase Meaning-Making

Museum Visits with Young Adults
  • Karla Smedley
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Abstract

Teachers often plan field trip activities to extend and contextualize knowledge taught within the walls of the classroom. By creating experiences connected to information students have learned in an abstract way, teachers hope to make clear the links between concepts students study inside the walls of a school and those they face in their everyday lives.

Keywords

Field Trip Museum Visit Museum Educator Buddha Statue Museum Experience 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karla Smedley
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  1. 1.Junior Science, Senior Biology and IB Art Teacher, Vancouver School BoardBritish ColumbiaCanada

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