The resource section is a list of recommended readings for a broader understanding of museum-school partnerships. Readings are split into three categories: Museum Education, Museum Partnerships, and Pedagogical Methods.

Museum Education

American Association of Museums. Excellence in Practice: Museum Education Principles and Standards. Washington, DC, 2002; rev. 2005.

Dewey, John. Art as Experience. New York: Capricorn Books, 1934; repr. 1958.

Knutson, Karen, et al. “Approaching Art Education as an Ecology: Exploring the Role of Museums.” Studies in Art Education 52:4 (2011): 326–38.

Merritt, Elizabeth. “Exploring the Educational Future.” Journal of Museum Education 37:3 (Fall 2012): 99–106.

Merritt, Elizabeth, and Scott Kratz. “Museums and the Future of Education.” On the Horizon 19:3 (2011): 188–95.

Merritt, Elizabeth, et al. Building the Future of Education: Museums and the Learning Ecosystem. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2014.

Merritt, Elizabeth. Museum & Society 2034: Trends and Potential Futures. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2008

National Coalition for Core Arts Standards. The Status of Arts Standards Revision in the United States since 2014. USA, 2018

Simon, Nina. The Participatory Museum. Santa Cruz, CA: Museum 2.0, 2010.

Viewfinder: Reflecting on Museum Education website. Accessed April 7, 2019.

Museum Partnerships

Balkin, Ellen, and Suzanna Ritz. “A Museum-School Partnership: Why It’s Important & How It Works.” American Alliance of Museums blog, April 17, 2017.

Cruz, Kymberly M. “School-Museum Partnerships: Examining an Art Museum’s Partnering Relationship with an Urban School District.” PhD diss., Georgia State University, 2012.

Egan, Sara and Mike Murawski. “Purposeful Praxis: Reflections on a School Partnership.Art Museum Teaching blog, March 16, 2015.

Elliot, Jennifer R. “The Infinity and Beyond: Museum-School Partnerships Beyond the Field Trip.” Master’s thesis, Seton Hall University, 2012.

Erdman, Sarah. “Creating Meaningful Partnerships with Museums.” Young Children Journal 71:1 (March 2016).

Fortney, Kim, and Beverly Sheppard. An Alliance of Spirit: Museum and School Partnerships. Washington, DC: American Alliance of Museums, 2010.

Geary, Amber. “What Makes K–12 Public School Educators Choose to Use a Museum as Part of Their Curriculum?” American Alliance of Museums blog, August 8, 2018.

Knutson, Karen, and Kevin Crowley. “Museum as Learning Laboratory: Developing and Using a Practical Theory of Informal Learning.Hand to Hand 18:4 (January 2005): 4-5

Knutson, Karen, and Kevin Crowley. “Museum as Learning Laboratory: Bringing Research and Practice Together.Hand to Hand 18:5 (Winter 2004): 3-6

Lott, Laura L. “Museums Are More than a Year-End Field Trip.” American Alliance of Museums blog, May 7, 2018.

Merritt, Elizabeth. “Flexible Pathways to Graduation in Vermont Energize Museum-School Partnerships.” American Alliance of Museums blog, December 20, 2016.

Association of Art Museum Directors. “Museums: PARTners in Learning 2015.From the Field (blog), April 1, 2015.

Paulu, Nancy. “16 Museums in Partnership with Schools = A Model for Learning.Homeroom (blog), June 17, 2015.

Savva, Stefania. “The Potential of a Museum-School Partnership to Support Diversity and Multiliteracies-Based Pedagogy for the 21st Century.” PhD diss., University of Leicester, 2016.

School of Education, Communication & Society, King’s College, London. “My Primary School Is at the Museum: Inspiring Schools and Museums Across the UK to Build Museum-School Partnerships.” London: King’s College, 2017.

Sheppard, Beverly, ed. Building Museum and School Partnerships. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 1993.

Somerville, Katherine. “Museum and P–12 School Collaborations and the Role of a Third-Party Facilitator.” Master’s thesis, Buffalo State College, 2013.

Wojton, Mary Ann. “A Study of a Museum-School Partnership.” Ph.D. diss., The Ohio State University, 2009.

Pedagogical Methods

Battelle for Kids. “Framework for 21st Century Learning.” Accessed November 22, 2018.

IMLS. “Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skills.” Washington, DC: Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2009.

Studio Thinking website. Accessed November 22, 2018.

The Studio Thinking Project website Accessed November 22, 2018.

VTS website. Accessed April 7, 2019.

Yenawine, Philip. Visual Thinking Strategies: Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines. Cambridge: Harvard Education Press, 2013.