Education and Interpretation
National standards and best practices are voluntary benchmarks against which museums measure their own performance. They also help policy makers, media, philanthropic organizations, donors and members of the public to assess museums’ achievements. The Alliance shares standards on Education and Interpretation.
This section has information about providing programmatic accessibility to people with disabilities.
This section looks and education public policy and advocacy.
Education and Interpretive Planning
This section presents information on controversial issues, furnishing plan development and interpretation and education planning.
This section presents information on interpretation and education policy development.
This section provides resources on understanding visitors and the different types of evaluation.
This section offers the most theoretical material. It addresses learning theory, learning domains, and models of learning.
This section has resources on demonstrations and discovery rooms; exhibits; interpretive markers; museum theater (including living history); non-print media; online interpretation and education; public programs; publications; school and educator programs; and tours.
This section addresses research and oral history techniques.
Speaking and Writing Tools
This section shares information to help museum staff communicate more effectively.