Integrating Scaffolding Experiences for the Youngest Visitors in Museums

  title={Integrating Scaffolding Experiences for the Youngest Visitors in Museums},
  author={Barbara Wolf and Elizabeth Wood},
  journal={Journal of Museum Education},
  pages={29 - 37}
Abstract Research demonstrates that children have vast potential to expand their knowledge base with simple supports from adults and older children. Children's museums have a heightened awareness of the value in and the need to reach out to support adults accompanying children, thus bringing about an emphasis on family learning. Iterative exhibition studies conducted at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis illustrate the impact of planning for family learning. But for any museum, intentionally… 

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