The View From the Castle: Too often there's little fun in school; but education has many facets, such as museums, that can make learning a joyous process

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Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley comments on schools loosing an edge on effectively educating because the "fun" has been removed from the learning experience. Ripley stresses the difference between authority and power and presents museums as a unique learning environment that is fun.


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Smithsonian Vol. 2, no. 3 (Journal)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


June 1971


  • Education
  • Castle View
  • Museums
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Museum techniques

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