“We want to bring museums and their expert knowledge directly into the classroom. Unique physical interactions and hands-on experience form the basis for novel curriculum grounded learning activities.”
“One of our design goals is to make Museum in a Box work without a screen, even though it’s built on a digital core. We’re interested in exploring the benefits of tangible interaction in the classroom, and how touching objects can help people develop a stronger connection to them.”
Discover more at: MUSEUM IN A BOX Object-oriented experience design for museums
“It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it. Life is long enough, and a sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were all well invested. But when it is wasted in heedless luxury and spent on no good activity, we are forced at last by death’s final constraint to realize that it has passed away before we knew it was passing. So it is: we are not given a short life but we make it short, and we are not ill-supplied but wasteful of it… Life is long if you know how to use it.”
Found in my ‘quotes I’m going to illustrate someday, when I’m not stabbed by deadlines file’
Eiko Kadono’s playful tales about a young witch and her furry companion have entertained generations of Japanese readers, and have now earned her one of the highest honours in children’s literature.
Last month the 83-year-old was awarded the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award, sometimes called the Little Nobel Prize for Literature.
read on at the bbc
“Suspected to mate for life, Raven pairs serenade each other with these gentle “comfort sounds” while bonding.”
Listen to the sound and a 1.3 min story about the warble