All Blog Posts Tagged 'learning' (11)

Apply Now for the 2017 Summer Learning Grants!

The applications for the 2017 Summer Learning Resources and Teen Summer Intern grants are open. Twenty of each grant, worth $1,000 each are available and generously funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Apply by Jan. 1, 2017. Eligibility requirements apply. Apply here.

Added by YALSA on September 29, 2016 at 12:27pm — No Comments

New Summer Learning Resources from the Urban Libraries Council

Check out these new, free and great resources on summer learning from the Urban Libraries Council!  Even though they were developed by the ULC, they are also useful for suburban, rural and tribal libraries.  Check them out:

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Added by YALSA on July 8, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Be a Part of National Summer Learning Day!

The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) will celebrate…

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Added by YALSA on May 26, 2016 at 9:48am — No Comments

2016 Top Ten Summer Learning Programs

YALSA has announced its list of 2016 Top Ten Summer Learning Programs from its Teen Programming HQ contest.

The top ten are:

  • B-Town Teens submitted by Jeanette Lehr; Monroe County Public Library; Bloomington, IN
  • Create It! Camp submitted by Beth Dunston; Paris-Bourbon County Library; Paris,…
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Added by YALSA on May 25, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

New Summer Learning Resource from YALSA

This week YALSA published "Adopting a Summer Learning Approach for Increased Impact: a YALSA Position Paper."  This free resource provides a vision for summer learning programs in the 21st century, and can be shared with library co-workers, supervisors, trustees, partners, funders and more.  The paper also includes a list of recommended resources that libraries can…

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Added by YALSA on April 29, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Top Ten Summer Learning Programs Contest!

The Teen Programming HQ is looking for YOUR summer learning programs.  We want your ideas that expand the concept of summer reading into a bigger focus on summer learning.  Are you doing programs on STEM/STEAM, digital literacy, college & career readiness, service learning, or something else beyond reading?  What programs are you offering that are aimed at underserved populations?

To enter, submit an…

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Added by YALSA on March 31, 2016 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Summer Learning Funding Guide

The National Summer Learning Association just released this free funding guide.  Download it and explore what funding opportunities may be available to bolster your library programs and services!

Added by YALSA on March 10, 2016 at 11:29am — No Comments

2016 Teens' Top Ten Nominations

2016 Teens' Top Ten Nominations will be announced during National Library Week, April 10 - 16, and posted online at www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten.  YALSA encourages libraries across the country to promote these titles to teens to read throughout the summer.  Beginning Aug. 15th, teens can then vote online for their favorites.  The 10 titles with the most votes will become the Teens' Top Ten.  Start planning how you'll…

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Added by YALSA on February 5, 2016 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Week of Making, June 12 - 18

Mark your calendar for the White House Week of Making, June 12-18! Learn more about the event at www.weekofmaking.org and don’t forget that YALSA has lots of free making resources on our wiki.  This is a great opportunity to expand your summer programming beyond reading!

Added by YALSA on May 6, 2015 at 11:29am — No Comments

Put Your Summer Reading/Learning Program on the Map!

The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) is celebrating Summer Learning Day on June 21st. Learn more at: www.summerlearning.org/SLD.   As a part of that, NSLA has created a map at www.summerlearningdaymap.org.  Go there and add info about your great summer reading/learning program!

 

Added by YALSA on June 13, 2013 at 9:35am — No Comments

It's a Summer Reading Twitter Chat!

June 21st is the National Summer Learning Day.  Celebrate by participating in a Twitter Chat from 3-4pm, eastern, about summer reading.  Use the hashtag #SLDRead.  Learn more at www.summerlearning.org.

Added by YALSA on June 13, 2013 at 9:22am — No Comments

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