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Museum School featured on national television

  • Students from Sibley Elementary take part in the museum's IMMERSE program, a week-long learning experience where students use the museum as their classroom.

Posted on September 11, 2017

The Grand Rapids Public Museum School received national attention for its innovative teaching methods when it was featured on a television special carried by the major networks. "XQ Super School Live" aired September 8; find out more about the project here

Faculty and staff from Grand Valley's College of Education and Center for Educational Partnerships contributed to the design and creation of the Museum School because of their expertise in place-based education. 

The Museum School, which opened in fall 2015 and is located in the Grand Rapids Public Museum, is a collaboration with several community partners including Grand Valley, GRPM, Grand Rapids Public Schools, Kendall College of Art and Design and the City of Grand Rapids.

Several faculty members have supported the Museum School in various capacities, including holding education courses in the school, serving in an advisory capacity and having College of Education students assist with tutoring and mentoring.

Read about the Museum School in Grand Valley Magazine.