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TAG: education

What About Those Storytimes?

Posted in Parents and Teachers on May 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

by Wilma Flanagan Storytime has a long history as a library program, providing early learning opportunities for over a hundred years. In 1899, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh was one of the first libraries to offer storytime, and by the 1940s many libraries were offering these programs as a way of helping young children become […]

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Put to the Test

Posted in Teens on March 25, 2014 at 6:00 am

by Corinne W. One of your most valuable resources as you prepare for employment and college (or just try to survive high school) is the SCLD Digital Library. Testing and Education Reference Center, HelpNow, and JobNow gather all the up-to-date information you need for test and employment prep of all kinds, and lets you access it […]

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STARS Training for childcare providers, parents & other caregivers

Posted in Parents and Teachers on February 27, 2014 at 6:00 am

by Mary Ellen Braks Looking for practical ways to turn everyday activities like talking, reading, singing, writing, and playing into super-charged learning moments with the infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in your care? Spokane County Library District offers monthly free STARS classes for childcare providers and teachers to earn continuing educa […]

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Homage to a Professor

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

by Michael Sierra I was reminded recently of an old college English professor. Dr. Gene Bluestein passed away about a decade ago, but his influence on me continues. Why is he so memorable? The thing was, he made each of his students feel special as he introduced the world to them and made the journey of […]

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Scholarship Search Tips

Posted in Teens on January 14, 2014 at 6:00 am

by Julianne T. So you are on the downhill slide into your senior year of high school, and you have begun the application process to apply to colleges. Now the next step is to find some assistance with the cost of attending that four-year or two-year institution. Here are some tips to help you keep […]

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