Play the Past -- Reinventing the Fieldtrip for 21st Century Learners
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With IMLS funding, and in partnership with the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Games Learning Society, the Minnesota Historical Society is using mobile and web technology to create self-directed, personalized, responsive fieldtrip experiences. Read More

 
Building an Online Commons for Balboa Park
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The Balboa Park Online Collaborative launched the Balboa Park Commons, a resource for educators featuring more than 20,000 digitized photographs and artifacts from seven cultural organizations in Balboa Park. Read More

 
STEM+M: Boosting Education and Library Participation through Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Music
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A modest grant let the Gleason Public Library, in Carlisle Massachusetts, put major emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) and Music programs. The Library sponsored 35 science, technology and music programs for all ages, and worked with local schools to incorporate its new seismograph into the curriculum. From stargazing events, to a new science fiction book club, live music on the lawn, and a technology “petting zoo,” the program helped draw in new library user. Read More