2017 STA Convention
May 5, 2017
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Artifacts Inspire Inquiry

Having worked in museums for ten years, one thing has become clear: for kids, it’s all about "the stuff".  An artifact creates engaged, curious, confused, and excited students. A single item allows students  to touch, describe, ask questions, work collaboratively, create and evaluate hypotheses, and make connections. Artifacts have a magical, unknown quality about them that makes them fantastic teaching tools. Best of all, they can be used in almost any lesson plan.

This hands-on workshop will explore how, when and why you should use artifacts (on a budget) in your classroom. Teachers will receive a handout with suggested learning activities.

Target Audience



Sandra Borger

Sandra Borger holds a BA and MA in History from Simon Fraser University. She has been working in museums for a decade, and currently works at the Surrey Museum as the Education Programs Specialist.

08:30 am - 10:00 am

No Seats Free

01:00 pm - 02:30 pm

No Seats Free