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The US Office of Educational Technology is offering a day-long Games for Learning Summit.  The summit will bring together educators, researchers, students and video game developers to share strategies for the creation and use of high quality games for learning. Throughout the...

If you paid the fee for not having health coverage in 2014, you can take advantage of one last chance to get covered for 2015. The Special Enrollment Period ends next week.  The Health Insurance Marketplace is providing individuals and families who paid the fee for not having health...

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Blog Post from Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, Director of the Office of Minority Health: “At a commemorative event two years ago, I heard a historian say that history is not a steady stream of events, but rather a series of punctuation points, like ripples from stones tossed into water....

Presenter: Laura Bartlett, Outreach and Special Populations Branch, National Library of Medicine Date / Time:  Thursday, May 7, 2015 / Noon – 1 pm (ET) Where:  https://webmeeting.nih.gov/nlmfocus/ Online / No Registration Required Description: HealthReach (http://healthreach.nlm.nih.gov)...

PaLA annually awards three $1,500 scholarships to PaLA members, thanks to the continued support of individual and corporate sponsors. Scholarships are now available to both full-time and part-time students, due to a recent change in PaLA policy. The qualified applicant will be: a...

Innovative ideas and practices are discussed in these FREE webinars.  The next thought leader to be highlighted is Barbara Stripling, ALA immediate past President, Syracuse University.  It will be held on May 13.  Learn more about these webinars. ...

ALA has released a FREE, six-part online course designed to help libraries strengthen their role as core community leaders and work with residents to bring about positive change. Led by educators from the Harwood Institute, the webinars explain, step by step, how to use the “turning...

Celebrate Preservation Week®  April 26-May 2! Learn how you can get involved and find resources, graphics and programming ideas here ...

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Get To Know Your POWER Resources! CyberSmarts is an e-book collection for grades 3 – 6 which offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues. The set contains five titles: Avoiding Predators...

ISTE Unplugged events, beginning on June 26, are FREE  with an all-day open Maker Day on June 26th, with activities geared toward education.  Stay tuned for all events at http://www.ISTEunplugged.com. The main ISTE conference (International Society for Technology in Education)...