Category Archives: Education Support

IMLS Convenings Focus on Learning Spaces, STEM

By Maura Marx Deputy Director for Library Services, IMLS Editor’s Note: IMLS recently hosted a series of three strategic priority meetings, each focused on a different priority. The sessions were designed to help inform future strategies, particularly for the agency’s … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Education Support, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | Comments Off

Poets on Poets: Sojourner Ahebee

Ed note: This is a cross-post from the AYAW Blog.  You can find the original blog post here. Inaugural National Student Poet and Northeast representative, Claire Lee, returns to the AYAW blog to interview the 2013 Class of National Student Poets for her “Poets … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, Cultural Heritage/Sustainability, Education Support, Lifelong learning/ Intergenerational, Meet the National Student Poets | Comments Off

Food for Thought: Fueling the Mind in Kentucky

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Officer Kentucky has developed an interesting way of addressing two problems: the slide in reading skills that happens over the summer months, and hunger. While on my site visit, I got to meet with … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, Education Support, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, Health | Comments Off