LEARNING FROM OBJECTS What can students learn from objects in museums? By carefully looking at the objects they’re seeing in the exhibits, student’s minds become...
- Professional magnet teaching staff, as well as visiting museum educators and professional consultants.
- Museums serve as classrooms for students and teachers.
- Teachers utilize inquiry-based teaching methods using objects and exhibitions to teach core disciplines.
- Activities are outcome and project-based.
- Curriculum is student-centered and addresses higher-level thinking and standardized testing.
- Gifted, advanced and honors classes.
- Intensive research opportunities via study trips centered on program theme.
- Special classrooms, state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment.
- Program is implemented school-wide. All students at Shenandoah Middle School are a part of the magnet program.
Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an inquiry-based teaching strategy for all grade levels. The goal of VTS is not to teach the history of a...
What is a study trip? Students at Shenandoah Middle School Museums Magnet have the opportunity to visit a variety of museums and cultural institutions...
Exhibitions: Their Purpose The creativity used to create our exhibits fosters dynamic learning environments, innovation, authentic learning, motivation, and enjoyment. It leads us to experiment...