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Twittering and Forgetting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The title of this post is a play on a book I read The Book of Learning and Forgetting by Frank Smith in 1998 when I was working with arts educators on integrating technology into their lesson plans. I would recommend technology resources and they would share books about learning. Smith's book explains the history of learning theories and practice. He establishes two ways of thinking about educational practice--the official view of learning and the classical view.

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Guest Post: Community and Civic Engagement in Museum Programs

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I learn a ton from her every day and wanted to share her thinking--and her graduate thesis--with you. There were times when coordinating a fire art festival while researching social capital theory made me want to burn my computer. The purpose of my thesis was two-fold: To research and analyze community and civic engagement practices, methods, theories and examples in other museum programs. Stacey Marie Garcia came to the MAH first as a graduate intern in the summer of 2011.

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