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Museum example: Spelling out desired outcomes

Do you think the solutions are likely to lead to the desired outcomes? Do the outcomes meet the needs?

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Teachers are uncomfortable teaching art because of a lack of materials, time, and training.

Teachers feel unprepared for upcoming evaluation  on state standards for critical thinking and art.


Summer institute on NW art history.

Two training days studying 2 exhibitions and ways of responding.

Monthly curriculum development meetings with teachers and Museum Art Educator.

Three docent-guided Museum visits for the teacher’s class with pre- and post-visit lessons taught in the classroom by the Museum Art Educator.

Student demonstration of learning.

Teachers see MoNA as an effective resource for instructional support.

Teachers know how to lead an effective discussion about art, develop a curriculum unit linking an exhibition to their classroom, and teach a related hands-on art making lesson.

Teachers incorporate Museum visits and links to exhibitions into teaching.


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