Educators are invited to join the first-ever online open house of the Library of Congress (LOC) to learn more about the collections of the library from the experts who work there. The event will take place on August 4, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (ET). During the event, educators will be able to rotate through short sessions (15 minutes each) on specific online resources, tools, and collections of interest. The curators will also share ideas for classroom use across the curriculum and respond to questions. The event is free, but registration is required.
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In response to demand, the Federal Communications Commission has announced a second opportunity for schools and libraries to apply for a share of the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund that was provided as part of COVID-19 relief efforts under the American Rescue Plan.
A is for Amazing, B is for Brave, C is for Creative … The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture offers caregivers and educators interactive Joyful ABC activity booklets to support children’s positive identity development while growing language and literacy skills.