Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

What Good is a Gig?

Ed note: This is a cross post of the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch Blog. Click here to see the original post.¬† This guest blog post is by Angela Siefer, Senior Research Associate, Center for Digital Inclusion. Through a grant … 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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NTIA Brings Broadband Opportunities to Alaska

Ed note: This is a cross post of the NTIA Blog. Click here to see the original post. By Anne Neville Director, State Broadband Initiative Last week, I traveled to Anchorage for the annual economic summit hosted by the¬†Southwest Alaska … Continue reading

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Connected Communities in an Age of Digital Learning

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS Last week I had the pleasure of participating in a panel at the New America Foundation that focused on reports from libraries and schools across the country that they do not have necessary broadband … Continue reading

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