Presentation on theme: "Evaluating External Resources The Royal Ontario Museum and The Bata Shoe Museum Mark Koczij."— Presentation transcript:
Evaluating External Resources The Royal Ontario Museum and The Bata Shoe Museum Mark Koczij
Why Museums? Difficult to programme for Anthropology Discounts for schools and teachers Seeing and handling real artifacts brings course content to life Staff are knowledgeable sources for content and planning ???
ROM | School Visits Many to choose from, the following work for ISOC: Anthropology: Early Humans - Lab Lesson Family - Exhibit Lesson Fashion: A Cultural Expression - Exhibit Lesson The Family and Fashion - Lab and Exhibit Lesson http://www.rom.on.ca/schools/visits/
ROM | Edu Kits Hands on Object-oriented Rented ($40-$375 | 2 weeks-full year) Includes detailed teacher resources Great for History, Art, and Science Nothing clearly usable for ISOC, yet. http://www.rom.on.ca/schools/edukits.php
ROM | Online Exhibits Archaeological Analysis: Pieces of the Past –Requires good prep for students –Targets Anthro research and inquiry skills http://www.rom.on.ca/schools/pieces/index.php
BSM | School Visits Less Structured than ROM More prep by teachers required Exhibits of note: –All About Shoes (permanent exhibit) –Charm of Rococo –Watched By Heaven, Tied to Earth Curriculum connection: culture, myth, social organization, work, class, colonialism, art, gender, ???
BSM | Online Exhibits All About Shoes –Online version of the BSM permanent gallery –Four stories for students to follow –Outstanding resources for teachers http://www.allaboutshoes.ca/en/ Heights of Fashion http://www.allaboutshoes.ca/en/heights_of_fashion/index.php http://www.allaboutshoes.ca/en/heights_of_fashion/index.php
Prices ROM –Less than $10/student for one programme. –2 programmes (full day) - add the cost of the two programmes, subtract $1/student. –One supervisor free for every 10 students Bata Shoe Museum –Guided – 1 hour, $4/student –Unguided – 90 min, $3/student –Full day (Guided + Unguided) – $11/student