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:
March 15, 2013 08:40 AM
A middle school social studies class in upstate New York teamed up with the educational director at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts to help students create “digital artifacts” based on the museum’s collection.
March 15, 2013 08:37 AM
By linking up classroom educators and museum educators, the Baseball Hall of Fame has used distance learning to educate kids in geography, economics, math, and civil rights history.
March 14, 2013 02:01 PM
As everything from report cards to student artwork goes digital, WebWise Keynote speaker Audrey Watters asks “Whose Learning is it Anyway?”
March 13, 2013 03:09 PM
Educators from across the country are using digital technologies to create more opportunities for experiential, hands-on learning.
February 5, 2013 01:37 PM
WebWise will be offering an additional Director’s Choice workshop titled Designing Prize Competitions led by Jenn Gustetic, NASA’s Prizes and Challenges Program Executive.