Training workshops allow educators to discover new ways of interpreting
museum objects and craft meaningful museum experiences.
Three Variations of Facilitation
Museum Movement Techniques are
appropriate for three groups of professionals with three different levels of
skills: The museum educator, the classroom educator and the movement
Workshops are designed to allow educators to experience techniques,
museum object selection criteria and educational linking. Next educators
craft experiences using techniques to meet their educational objectives.
Follow up workshop provides additional coaching in "movement management"
skills and support in tailoring MMT for museum collection and
Workshop topics include:
Museum Educators / Docents: Workshops
MMT Workshop enables museum educators to broaden their audience base by
including the kinesthetic learner. Workshops are designed to allow educators
to experience techniques and then craft experiences using MMT to meet their
Classroom Educators: Workshops
MMT Workshop develops an understanding of how kinesthetic learning
strategies embellish educational objectives and provides an integrated arts
learning experience. Emphasis is placed on meaningful connections between
arts learning and curriculum connections.
Movement Educators: Workshops
MMT Workshop provides background understanding of important museum
policy issues and educational philosophy. Emphasis is placed on MMT skills
that elicit personal movement interpretation of museum object.
Museum Movement Techniques
Video showcases training sessions at a variety of
museums and shares comments from museum educators.
Click here to view video.
Museum Movement Techniques Video
DVD showcases training sessions at a variety of
museums and shares comments from museum educators. Shelley Kruger
Weisberg, creator of Museum Movement Techniques, is using a Table
Rock-produced video to promote her program of on-site docent training.
Table Rock traveled to Ms. Weisberg’s home base of Williamsburg, VA to
tape two-hour training sessions at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk,
the Newport News Mariners’ Museum, and Children’s Museum of Richmond. Her
five-minute presentation on DVD uses a mix of training footage and extremely
positive museum educator testimonials to make the case for including MMT’s
brand of kinesthetic teaching in any museum’s children’s education program.