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Art Makes You Smart

The N.Y. Times – Brian Kisida, Jay P. Greene & Daniel H. Bowen

“Through a large-scale, random-assignment study of school tours to the museum, we were able to determine that strong causal relationships do in fact exist between arts education and a range of desirable outcomes. Students who, by lottery, were selected to visit the museum on a field trip demonstrated stronger critical thinking skills, displayed higher levels of social tolerance, exhibited greater historical empathy…”(more)

Museums Open Doors to Informal Math Learning

Education Week – Caralee J. Adams

“Math has a bit of an image problem. It’s often seen as hard, abstract—even pointless. The creators of the National Museum of Mathematics in New York City are all about turning that image around and convincing young people that mathematics is cool.”(more)

Museums Open Doors to Informal Math Learning

Education Week – Caralee J. Adams

“Math has a bit of an image problem. It’s often seen as hard, abstract—even pointless. The creators of the National Museum of Mathematics in New York City are all about turning that image around and convincing young people that mathematics is cool.”(more)

Young Astronaut’s Day held at Museum of Aviation

The Telegraph – Michael W. Pannell

“Young Astronaut’s Day is conducted each year by the museum’s education department with particular goals in mind…“Everything is geared toward teaching and developing interest in science, technology, engineering and math subjects. We want to inspire kids and encourage them to fill STEM jobs in the future.””(more)

2013 Children’s World’s Fair at the Louisiana Children’s Museum

WGNO – Staff Writer

“The theme of the 2013 Children’s World’s Fair is “A World of Big Ideas” and celebrates cultural diversity in the contributions of great science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.) achievements around the world. S.T.E.M. education is one of Louisiana Children’s Museum’s five strategic initiatives, and an educational focus in each of the country’s exhibits.”(more)