Category Archives: Education Support

Thank you Chairman Wheeler!

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Today the nation marks Digital Learning Day. In events in Washington, D.C., and across the country, we are celebrating opportunities for digital learning to help students prepare for success in college, their careers, and life. … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Toolkit: A One-Stop Shop for Financial Aid Resources

By James Lonergan Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid recently launched a new website called the Financial Aid Toolkit. Who is the Financial Aid Toolkit for? The toolkit is for librarians; … Continue reading

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Bringing NASA Science Directly to Your Museum and Library

By Laura K. Lincoln Communication Coordinator, NASA’s Space Place NASA’s iconic images of planets, far-off galaxies, and even our own Earth have the ability to inspire young and old alike. The visual aspect of space exploration is perhaps its most compelling element. … Continue reading

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Millions of Moments of Discovery: US2020 Launches City Competition

By Max Milder Fellow, US2020 Enter a classroom anywhere in the U.S. today, and you will likely encounter a scene that could easily have fit in two or three decades ago. Students are sitting at desks. Teachers are using whiteboards and … Continue reading

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