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Training Videos

Training videos are designed to show facilitation strategies for specific hands-on activities, share specific activity content and background information, and model best practices in public engagement.

Tips for Improving My Facilitation Skills

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Museum Presentation: How TO and How NOT TO Interact with Visitors Video Guide

Professional development resources for educators from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.

Speed-ucate Video or How to have an Effective Science and Society Conversation

In this 7-minute video, actors depict facilitators in a comedic take on a TV dating show to showcase tips for having meaningful conversations with museum visitors.

Edu-Cathalon: A facilitation strategies and best practices training video for engaging museum visitors in STEM related content

Professional development training tool to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate STEM-related activities.
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America's Next Top Presenter

In this 6-minute comedic training video, actors depicts facilitators exploring common pitfalls and best practices for giving an entertaining and educational stage presentation
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Chem-Attitudes with Dr. Braxton Hazelby facilitation training video

Promotional materials for Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry activities including a facilitation training video.
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Explore Science: Earth & Space Strategies for addressing common misconceptions videos

Training video for educators and volunteers focused on a yes, and approach to common misconceptions in Earth and space science.
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STEM Learning Ecosystems Videos

Professional learning video series designed to introduce STEM Learning Ecosystems.
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Team-Based Inquiry Training Videos

This is a series of training videos for an evaluation strategy to empower museum professionals to get the data they need in order to improve their products and practices and create successful educational experiences.
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How to make a how-to instructional training video

In this 2-minute video, an experienced facilitator walks viewers through how to make a how-to instructional training video.