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Exploring Children’s Apps: A Course for Media Mentors

by Carissa Christner
November 29, 2016

Librarians are perfectly situated to become media mentors for families seeking help navigating the digital landscape, but not all librarians are comfortable in that realm themselves—yet. Perhaps you are (or know) a children’s librarian who would like to start using apps in the library, but you’re not sure how to … 







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Publications

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AJC Research2Practice Series: Calling All Producers

by Aaron Morris, EdM

The Aprendiendo Juntos Council (AJC) is a multi-disciplinary consortium of researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, and producers who are working to better understand how Hispanic-Latino families with young children use media and technology in their daily lives for work, education, and play. The AJC is proud to present the Research2Practice (R2P) series, … 







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Initiatives

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Digital Games and Family Life

Once a novelty restricted to arcades, video games have become a deeply embedded part of our lives. As digital game platforms have become increasingly more affordable and more accessible over the past forty years, it has become clear that games aren’t just fun to play, but can motivate people of … 







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Events

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Beyond School Hours National Education Conference

22 - 25 Feb 2017

This event is open to the public. BSH provides vital professional development opportunities for educators and leaders working with students of all ages, across the learning day, all across America.Get big ideas for immediate results. Take home skills, tools and a renewed passion for improving learning outcomes for young people … 







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