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Dimensions, November/December 2019—Engaging in Education


November/December 2019

Our theme for this issue is “engaging in education.” Read  inspiring examples of science and technology centers and classroom educators working together to share resources and build on each other’s successes. Get inspired to take on a new partnership with your local school system, or use ideas in these articles to help jump-start or improve your existing programs. And let us know what you think. How do you currently partner with formal education in your region? What challenges or needs are there? What inspires or motivates you in this area? Email us at with  your feedback, stories, and insights.
  • Building Community with Educators By Robert Payo
  • Museums Bring Making to Afterschool Educators By Patti Curtis
  • Align Your Program to Address Schools’ Needs By Aimee Kennedy
  • Partnering With Education By Beth Murphy
  • The STEAM Residency Program: Playing in the Gray Area Between Formal and Informal Learning By Lorrie Ann Smith and Catherine Paisley
  • So You Want to Make a Comic By Martin Weiss, Geralyn Abinader, and Michaela Labriole
Online Departments
  • From the CEO: Partnering with Teachers and Schools
  • Q&A with Talia Milgrom-Elcott, founder of 100Kin10

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