InterActivity 2018 Presentations

Open Source Play...Sharing the Creative Code

Wednesday, May 16 - Concurrent Session Materials

10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Leading and Learning Toward a More Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Culture

Skinny Marketing: Low- and No-Cost Advertising Ideas

School Readiness through Partnerships: Model for Supporting Children and Families

Play Is...Recent Research Findings and Their Application

Using Everyday Life to Inspire Extraordinary Learning

Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner: Giving Infants the Spotlight

Innovative Accessibility

STEM Gaming in Museums—Making the Right Moves

Getting the Building You Need, Want, and Can Afford

Full STEAM Ahead: Programs to Attract a Teen Audience

1:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Flip This Museum! Real World Techniques That Turn Struggles into Success

DIY Exhibit Design for Tight Budgets

Building Capacity through Social Justice Principles

Avoiding the Trip-Ups of Field Trips: The Value of Play

Making Observations: Evidencing Learning in Museum-Based Makerspaces

Play is Universal: Establishing a Community Museum for Everyone

Multi-Museum Mashup

Better Together: Navigating Partnership Challenges

Digital Distraction to Attraction: Using Technology to Engage Families

How You Do What You Do: Staffing is Key

How to Inspire Humans, Not Donors

Thursday, May 17

9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Investigation Sessions

Birds of a Feather - Small Museums

Birds of a Feather - Medium Museums

Birds of a Feather - Large Museums

Beyond the Brainstorm

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

New Strategies for Successful STEM Exhibits

Development Speed Dating, #1

Creativity in Play: Links Between Play and Long-Term Creativity

Brace for Impact: Three Ideas for Measuring Museum Value

Co-Creation: Cultivating Relationships with Local Autism Communities

Keeping Everybody Safe

Kindness: An Approach to Professional Learning

Uniting Community through Cultural Programming

A Dialogue with IMLS Reviewers: Tips and Techniques from the Experts

2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Renovation Revelations! Shared Success and Lessons Learned for Successful Museum Renovations

Transgender-Inclusive Children's Museums

Beyond the Alphabet: Playful Literacy in Children's Museums

Development Speed Dating, #2

Exploring Parent and Caregiver Perceptions of Learning in Children's Museums

Best Program Ever! Tools and Techniques to Create Great Programs, Part 1

Collaboration: Building Authentic Museum Experiences in Non-Museum Environments

Engineering and Engineering Experience: A Museum-University Partnership

Cultural Exhibits in Children's Museums: Stories Behind the Freeman Foundation Asian Cultural Exhibit Series

3:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Defusing the Threat of Changing Retail

Best Program Ever! Tools and Techniques to Create Great Programs, Part 2

Are You on Track? Measuring Impact on a Variety of Audiences

Shark Tank: Developing Interactives That Do More Than Tread Water

Decoding Early Coding: The Latest Practices and Research in Computational Thinking and Early Coding

Keeping Our Spaces Safe and Secure

How to Thrive in Your Job

Capturing Childhood: Visual Storytelling in Your Museum

What Does High Quality in Children's Museums Look Like?

Friday, May 18

9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Common Ground: Designing Inclusive Outdoor Environments

Mistakes Were Made

Costumes: "Wear," When, and Why

Beyond Surveys: Creative Methods for Data Collection in Children's Museums

Bringing Science Experts into Your Museum—Why, How, and Wow!

Connecting Families to Complex Content in Museums

Community Catalyst: A Model for Assessing the Economic Impact of Children's Museums

Making the Case for Play

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. - Closing Plenary Session

2018 ACM Great Friend to Kids Award honors the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University