Category Archives: Education Support

Exposing Kid Makers to a Little Spark

By Shruti Varadharajan Maker Challenge Coordinator, Children’s Museum of Houston I carefully followed Leah, a Maker Corps Member, as she opened the door to the Chevron Maker Annex in The Children’s Museum of Houston, and the room immediately resembled a … Continue reading

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The Impact of Summer Reading

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS Every year, public libraries around the country offer summer reading programs. We know from anecdotal information that participants love them, but what is the real impact of these programs? The Library of … Continue reading

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