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.
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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:Continue
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YALSA has announced its list of 2016 Top Ten Summer Learning Programs from its Teen Programming HQ contest.
The top ten are:
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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…Continue
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Youth who suffer the most from summer slide are often the 22% of students who speak a language other than English at home. Check out these free ready to use lessons and resources from TESOL that you can adapt for your summer learning program to help ensure that teens who are English Language Learners (ELLs) don't lose critical skills over the summer.
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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…Continue
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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!
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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!
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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.
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