“Clean the owl …

“Clean the owl cage.”

Rockport, Massachusetts: Halibut Point State Park, where the mental owl cage gets a sprucing up.
Rockport, Massachusetts: Halibut Point State Park, where the mental owl cage gets a sprucing up.

Those who ponder the variants, whys, and wherefores of outdoor education will want to read this terrific post by Sean Musselman on what’s become a buzz phrase—”authentic learning experience.”

Meanwhile, as I write this,  I’m cleaning my own metaphorical owl cage by taking two disparate generations of family members on a coastal New England kite-flying expedition.

Goings-on for Kids at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Yet more shilling for the Harvard Museum of Natural History…seriously, these look like terrific programs.

Harvard Museum of Natural History Goings-On

Kids’ classes, clubs, and programs – Harvard Museum of Natural History.