Learning Tools and Interactives
Libraries and museums are creating new interactive experiences using the latest research about learning.
National Initiatives: WebWise
The WebWise Conference annually brings together representatives of museums, libraries, archives, systems science, education, and other fields interested in the future of highquality online content for inquiry and learning.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen learning tools and interactives (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Learning tools and interactives content on the IMLS Web site:
February 13, 2015 11:59 AM
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and IMLS co-hosted a convening of library and museum professionals from across the country to identify key elements of library and museum makerspaces that support learning.
February 12, 2015 11:30 AM
Marcia Trawinski, long-time member of the Chicago Public Library, talks to her friend Dottie Gibson about how adaptive services for the visually impaired have improved her relationship with books and the library.
February 4, 2015 02:08 PM
Portland State University's Literacy, Language and Technology Research group shares preliminary findings from their IMLS-funded research project, Tutor-Facilitated Digital Literacy in Hard-to-Serve Populations.
January 30, 2015 12:09 PM
A series of STEM Video Game Challenge workshops on game design kicked off at the Free Library of Philadelphia during Computer Science Education Week.
January 8, 2015 08:38 AM
After three months of learning, making, and tinkering, nineteen middle school students from the Meteorology Makers’ Club in Norman, OK, proudly displayed their creations.