Using Museums: A Guide’s Guide

  • Tyler Wood Centre d’histoire de Montréal
Keywords: museum, teaching practice, pedagogic activities, informal learning


Though most educators understand that museums can be a useful resource, many seem unsure how to incorporate a visit into their teaching practice. The author uses his years of experience to explain how museums are creating educational activities in order to attract class trips. Examples from two history museums in Montreal are cited to show the variety of pedagogic activities available. The author concludes with advice for teachers who want their visit to succeed.

How to Cite
Wood, T. (2012). Using Museums: A Guide’s Guide. LEARNing Landscapes, 5(2), 331-339.