Category Archives: Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums

Hang Out, Mess Around, and Geek Out at the UA GeoTech Lab

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on TCS Tech. To view the original post, click here. By Laren Hammonds Teacher, Rock Quarry Middle School As an aspiring archaeologist in middle school and high school, I spent many a sweltering week on the … Continue reading

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The Important Role of Libraries in the Hours After School

This blog was originally published on the Afterschool Snack blog. By Jen Rinehart Afterschool Alliance In my 10 years with the Afterschool Alliance, there hadn’t really been any conferences that dealt specifically with how libraries are providing expanded learning opportunities for kids … Continue reading

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Ready for Back-to-School? Begin the Year as a Connected Educator!

Libraries and museums have long had a part to play in learning in the digital age. IMLS-supported institutions and organizations play a crucial role in the educational ecosystem within their communities and within a larger national context of formal and … Continue reading

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Connecting and Connected at the DML Conference

By Marsha L. Semmel (msemmel@imls.gov) IMLS Director of Strategic Partnerships I’ve just returned from the third annual Digital Media and Learning Conference hosted by the DML Research Hub at UCHRI with support from the MacArthur Foundation, Microsoft Research, Bill & … Continue reading

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