Museum teachers keep pace with new education climate
As kids become even more comfortable with digital technology and the ability to access any information with a few swipes on their smartphones, Payne believes tangible and interactive experiences like distance learning video chats and the Learning Center are more critical than ever.
“I don’t think I’ve changed as a teacher as much as trying to keep up and keep current with what’s happening in the world,” he says. “For me, it’s still about seeing the smiles on the kids’ faces and seeing the ‘a-ha’ moment when they get something.”
Matt Kelly is the communications specialist at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum