Can museum employees become engaged advocates for their institution on social media? With a grant for employee training from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, CHM aimed to find out.
The inside story of how a CHM team worked with game developers to bring the Museum to life in Minecraft: Education Edition.
CHM has launched a new "world" in Minecraft: Education Edition, with virtual artifacts, historic characters, and immersive learning experiences for students.
In June 2019, four college students from universities on opposite coasts and studying fields as diverse as global studies and computer science arrived at CHM. They had worked in a museum, a startup, a security and privacy lab, and a rowing club. They all shared a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Broadcom MASTERS is a program founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public that seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers, and innovators who will solve the grand challenges of the future. The 8th annual competition took place in Washington, DC, on October 19−23, and two of CHM’s fearless educators w
After months of planning, organizing, and sending many, many emails, the Teen Engagement Council hosted “Power Up the Future” on June 22, 2018, bringing approximately 500 people to the Museum for the first of an annual event series dedicated to promoting teens’ interest in technology.
On February 24 and 25, the Computer History Museum (CHM) hosted Cisco Weekend—one of CHM’s many Partner Weekends that provides employees of corporations that support the Museum and their families and friends a day of fun and learning at CHM for free.
“We live in really extraordinary times. We’re witnessing an explosion in the diversity and the accessibility of these amazing computers that we carry in our pockets and have on our desks,” said Lisa Krieger of the San Jose Mercury News. The CHM Live event, “Our Brain’s Development in a Technological World,” held at the
This is the third post in an ongoing series about the making of the Computer History Museum’s Education Center.
The Computer History Museum (CHM) has a unique opportunity when it comes to teaching students about computers and the technology-driven world in which we live. As a history museum, we look at the stories and people behind the technology, contextualizing and enlivening it to make it relatable for visitors. And through o