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NWP Radio—Beyond Shushing: Reimagining the Educator's Role in Libraries and Museums

January 14, 2016

The YOUmedia Learning Lab Network is a national, growing network of libraries, museums, and community centers dedicated to rethinking youth education. That includes implementing the "Mentor Model" where near-peer mentors—often artists, musicians, and designers—are brought in to guide youth in discovering and pursuing their own creative interests.

Join us for a look at YOUmedia Network's Mentor Model and how it has affected and changed the staffing models at three different institutions. Guests will also discuss implications for the classroom.


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