Category Archives: Education Support

Reach Higher at Your Museum or Library this Summer

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS We are so proud of our National Medal winners and the community members they selected to come to Washington, D.C., to celebrate the award with Mrs. Obama. The White House ceremony took place a … Continue reading

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Children Who Visit Museums Have Higher Achievement in Reading, Math, and Science

By Deanne W. Swan, Senior Statistician, IMLS Earlier this month I had the honor of representing IMLS in Philadelphia at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Researchers, policymakers, and practitioners gathered to share cutting-edge research that will … Continue reading

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Digital Badging: An opportunity for libraries and museums

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS From that scouting badge to a high school diploma to a certificate for continuing education credits, most of us have been collecting physical artifacts that recognize our achievements throughout our lives. As more and … Continue reading

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