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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

WHAT KIND OF MUSEUM DO YOU WANT?

CHERISHING OUR VALLEY        2013

The Museum Community is challenged with creating the most effective teaching institution possible, utilizing the history, arts and culture of the San Fernando Valley. Which tools should we be cultivating and what should be our priorities.
Here's something to consider:
According to an article on Culture - Parenting in the August 19th edition of Time Magazine subtitled
"Should your kids avoid tech - or embrace it?" the following was stated:
"... On average, according to research cited by MIT, students can remember only 10% of what they read, 20% of what they hear and 50% of what they see demonstrated. But, when they're actually doing something themselves - in the virtual worlds on iPads or laptops -- that retention rate skyrocketed to 90%."

Pacific Airmotive Corporation's new Aircraft and Engineering Center - Postcard - Gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2013.  (click on image to enlarge it.)

"Pacific Airmotive Corporation's new Aircraft and Engineering Center covers 25 acres on the west side of Lockheed Air Terminal, Burbank, California.  The multi-million dollar facility is a fully intregrated, one stop service center for commercial and business aircraft.

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