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InterpScan (Issue 33-4)

Publication Date: 
June 12, 2013
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In This Issue:

Jane’s Walks and iPads
Melding tried and true citizen engagement with new technology.
Boomtown Trail Touring App
Enticing visitors through smart phones and tablets.
Land of the Silver Birch
Tuneful inspiration and expertise from a backcountry canoe guide.
Guide to Free-choice Learning
Update your approach through Falk and Dierking's book Learning From Museums: Visitor Experiences and the Making of Meaning.
The Courage to Interpret
Refers to Parker Palmer's book The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life.
Real Raptors visit Yukon
Planning and permits pay off as line-ups form 45 minutes before live bird presentations.
Reach Youth and Increase Participation Tenfold
“Urban Nature Team Challenge” and “Forest Symphony” attract new demographics.
My 5-M Model of Mentors
Inspired by Brochu and Merriman’s book, Fred describes five interpretation mentors.
Preschoolers in the Museum
3-5-year-olds are strong visual learners, they need to move, and they'll be back.
John MacFarlane Moves On
As he sails beyond his 45-year interpretation career, John reveals evolution of Canadian interpretation.