Author Archives: mheintz

What Good is a Gig?

Ed note: This is a cross post of the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch Blog. Click here to see the original post.  This guest blog post is by Angela Siefer, Senior Research Associate, Center for Digital Inclusion. Through a grant … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Broadband, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | 1 Comment

Digital Sensory Storytime Helps Autistic Children

By Amy Price Librarian, Oakstone Academy Autism affects 1 in 88 children. As the librarian at Oakstone Academy, that is not just a statistic to me because autism affects over half of the 600 students that I serve in my … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy) | 1 Comment

Museums United: A Convening of State Museum Associations

By Christopher Reich Senior Museum Advisor, IMLS The last weekend in March brought over 100 museum professionals to the middle of Arkansas to explore the “state of state museum associations” during a two-and-a-half-day retreat at the Crystal Bridges Museum of … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Poetry Month with the National Student Poets!

Ed note: This is a cross-post from the AYAW Blog.  You can find the original blog post here.  In just a few days, the 2013 Class of National Student Poets will begin to pack their bags and depart to a new city for their … Continue reading

Posted in Meet the National Student Poets | 1 Comment