Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Cooperstown Close-up: Developing a Model for Technology-Based Museum School Partnerships

By Julie Wilson Manager of Digital Learning and Outreach, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum For over a decade the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has used distance learning technology to allow students in grades K-12 to … Continue reading

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Whose Learning Is It Anyway? (WebWise 2013)

This is an excerpt of a blog that was originally posted on the Hack Education. Visit the link for the full transcript of the talk. By Audrey Watters I gave the keynote today at WebWise 2013, and I have to say, after a … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: Forgotten Communities: Discovering and Recovering Baptisttown

This post is a part of the AAHC Forum. In the coming months we will invite current and past grantees to contribute their project experiences via blog posts on our UpNext Blog and then ask you to respond through the AAHC … Continue reading

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With Digital Technologies, Can School Libraries Help Transform Learning?

This blog was originally published on the REMAKE LEARNING blog. By Sarah Jackson This isn’t your mom’s high school library. At the Elizabeth Forward High School library in Elizabeth, PA, beanbag chairs have replaced study carrels, computers are everywhere, and instead of … Continue reading

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Getting a Second Chance at 67

By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS After experiencing great success with Weight Watchers, Gladys Leeks tried to get a job working for the company but couldn’t because she couldn’t read. She found Project Second Chance at the Contra Costa County Library in Pleasant Hill, … Continue reading

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