The Big History Lesson

September 1st, 2000 | RESEARCH

This article discusses "The Big History Lesson," an educational program at the Michigan Historical Museum in which teachers and students use the museum as their classroom for a week for a lively, in-depth study of Michigan history. This project is a model of teaching and learning that makes a real world, hands-on, personal history connection for students.


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Margaret Holtschlag, Author, Michigan Historical Museum


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies Today!
Volume: 3
Number: 3
Page(s): 15

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | History | policy | law
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs