IMLS Grantees collaborate at the El Paso Museum

Small Group Acitivities

Three different recipients of IMLS Grants collaborate to create a new model for the Latino communities in El Paso, Texas. Thanks to a Museums for America IMLS grant, the El Paso Museum of Art and AVANCE, a national… Read More

“I felt more comfortable this time at the museum”

Student Trip, Katonah Museum

“I felt more comfortable this time at the museum” said one student from Westchester Community College – and the rest of the students agreed with her comment. These students, from Lisa Hockstein and Joy Ahern’s classes, completed the… Read More

Experiencing the Museum: An Instructor’s Perspective

At the Met

Anida Pobric, an English Language Instructor and the Outreach and Assessment Coordinator for the QCC Adult Literacy Program, implemented the CALTA21 curriculum with her class this past winter. Anida, an immigrant herself, writes about her experience using the… Read More

A Student Facilitated VTS Discussion

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Watch a LaGuardia Community College adult literacy student facilitate a discussion in the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College. This museum visit is led by the students at the end of the semester. The students bring their families and… Read More

VTS as a Pedagogy for Adult ELL

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  Patricia Lannes, CALTA21 Co-Founder and Project Director, reflects on why she chose VTS as a pedagogy for this initiative when working with English language learners in museums and in the classroom. CALTA21 (Cultures And Literacies Through Art… Read More