Category Archives: Afterschool/Out-of-School

At the Washington Celebration of National Digital Learning Day

By Mary Alice Ball Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS I was excited to attend the third annual Digital Learning Day organized by the Alliance for Excellent Education and held at the Library of Congress on the 18th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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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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Innovative Programming: Wee Read West at Charlotte Mecklenburg

This was originally published on the State Library of North Carolina blog. Emily Nanney, Children’s Services Coordinator at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, was interviewed for this post. About the program Wee Read West is a year round reading program for children from … Continue reading

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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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