ERIC Number: ED167073
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Libraries and Museums. Program Number 115.
National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
This script for "Options in Education," an educational radio program, focuses on the role of the field trip to a museum or library in the education of the elementary school child. Members of the cast provide background information and continuity as they conduct interviews with children, teachers, and librarians. Samples of field trip activities are provided through excerpts from conversations among children and staff at the Children's Museum in Boston, the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum, Philadelphia's Please Touch Museum, and the Toledo Museum of Art. An elementary school teacher discusses the value of field trips, and a representative from USOE indicates some trends in the more than 8,000 public libraries around the country. "Kids Alive," a half hour talk show in magazine format produced by children at the Bloomington, Indiana, public library, is described by a 10-year old and a children's librarian. Other special projects are described, e.g., a program to lend toys, sculpture, and prints to children in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and a children's librarian working in the inner city of Los Angeles shares some of the program ideas she uses to get children to read. (BBM)
Publication Type: Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
Note: Transcript of Radio Broadcast April 3, 1978; Best copy available