Category Archives: Afterschool/Out-of-School

Library Services Training in the Pacific Region

By James Lonergan Senior Program Officer, IMLS This past May, I hosted grantees from three U.S. Pacific Territories: American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI); and three U.S.-affiliated Freely Associated States: the Federated States of … Continue reading

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Children’s Museum Takes Different Approach on Childhood Obesity

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on www.letsmove.gov. To view the original post, click here.  Posted by Mary Murphy, The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast on August 08, 2014 A generation ago, kids were outside playing in their yards, in their neighborhoods, … Continue reading

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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

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Kids Stay Active at The Strong Museum All Year Long

By Shane D. Rhinewald Director of Public Relations, The Strong The Strong museum in Rochester, NY, welcomed more than 1,200 pre-K through Grade 5 students for five days of Let’s Move!-themed lessons and activities this past June. Students visited a variety … Continue reading

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