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Blog Posts from March 2013

Thursday, March 28, 2013
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 Virtual Forum. We hope you will add your voice and share your needs and...Read more
Thursday, March 28, 2013
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 Virtual Forum. We hope you will add your voice and share your needs and...Read more
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS You wouldn’t know it by the classrooms full of smiling kids, but at the Long Island Children’s Museum, in Garden City, N.Y., kindergarten is serious business. Community member Francisco Quijada was looking for a program to help his kids adjust to school and was...Read more
Friday, March 22, 2013
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 Virtual Forum. We hope you will add your voice and share your needs and...Read more
Friday, March 22, 2013
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 Virtual Forum. We hope you will add your voice and share your needs and...Read more
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Susan H. Hildreth March 21, 2013 This is a day that I have been enthusiastically anticipating since meeting with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski more than a year ago. The Chairman and his team know that too many people lack access to broadband Internet, and they...Read more
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS For Willie Wright, Cumberland County Public Library in Fayetteville, N.C., is more than just a place to check out books. Located near Fort Bragg, a military base that up to 65,000 soldiers are affiliated with, the library serves a large and ever-changing population of...Read more
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
By: Susan Douglas, Education Director Sheila Montgomery, Science Communication Fellowship Coordinator Powerhouse Science Center Powerhouse Science Center in Sacramento, California, recently launched Meet A Scientist weekend , a new program that featured local scientists speaking with museum...Read more
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
By Sarah Pharaon Program Director for North America, International Coalition of Sites of Conscience I’m married to an immigrant. My two children have Arab names, will eat hummus and baba ghanoush, and—if my husband and I can do a better job using Arabic in our home—will speak two languages. I...Read more
Friday, March 15, 2013
By Monica Kwiatkowski Teacher, Cuba-Rushford Middle School The formula: Take a middle school social studies teacher from Cuba-Rushford Middle School, in an isolated, rural upstate New York district. Team the teacher up with an educational director from a museum a thousand miles away with a...Read more

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