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Youth Who Tweet Are Youth Who Vote

Lenny Gonzales By Lillian Mongeau Nearly seven million young people will be newly eligible to vote this November. And contrary to what most might think, a recent study of how these voters engage in politics using new media shows they’re paying close attention. “A lot of what we’re trying to understand is the way in … Continue reading Youth Who Tweet Are Youth Who Vote →

Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs

YOUmedia Earlier this month, we covered the Fayetteville Free Library‘s new Fab Lab, the public library’s plans to build a “makerspace” where library patrons could gain hands-on experience using 3D printers and other tools and could take programming and “shop” classes. It’s part of a larger movement to rethink and re-imagine what a public library … Continue reading Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs →

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