Speaker: Scott Sayre
April 11-14, 2007
San Francisco, California

Speakers: Biography

Scott Sayre

Sandbox Studios / Museum411
2520 Colfax Avenue South
Minneapolis MN
55405 USA

Scott Sayre is a founder and principal at Sandbox Studios, a Minneapolis-based group that works with museums and other non-profits to plan, create, manage and assess education programs and technology projects. Sandbox Studios creatively applies tested technologies and innovative educational strategies to bring museum collections and people together. Sandbox Studios staff design and develop projects ranging from online classroom materials to Web portals encompassing multi-museum collections. In 2005 Sandbox formed a new division, Museum411, which specializes in the production of mobile device-based audio tour/information systems for museums, galleries and sculpture parks. Scott has a doctorate in Education and has over twenty years of experience working with emerging education and information technologies. In 2002-2003 Scott served as the Art Museum Image Consortium's (AMICO) Director of Member Services and US Operations. From 1991 - 2002 he was the Director of Media and Technology at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Prior to his work with museums Scott was a Media Applications Researcher at the University of Minnesota's Telecommunications Development Center.

Scott will demonstrate Using PACHYDERM to Design an Educational Web Resource for K-12 Teachers and Students. [Demonstration]