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Minitex News articles tagged with "K-12" (17):

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Save the date: Minnesota Summit on Learning and Technology on August 3

May 25, 2023

The summit will take place in Saint Cloud and the theme will be "The Whole Learner." The event will feature tracks on emerging technologies, instructional and learning practices, and digital inclusion, among others.
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Registration is open for the West Central Technology Conference

May 5, 2023

The West Central Technology Conference will take place on July 26 at Alexandria Area High School in Alexandria, Minnesota. The conference bills itself as "Created by IT professionals, for IT professionals, focusing on all things technology in business, government, and education." Registration is $35.
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New MDL Primary Source Set on Cyanotypes

Apr 20, 2023

Learn about cyanotypes, one of the oldest types of photography, with a brand-new Primary Source Set. The Minnesota Digital Library’s Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring historical and cultural artifacts like cyanotypes.
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Minnesota Digital Library tips for K12 audiences

Apr 17, 2023

The Minnesota Digital Library brings together historical content from a range of Minnesota’s cultural heritage organizations, all in one place. It is full of resources just waiting to be discovered and used by K12 teachers, librarians, and students. Here are some ways you can engage with MDL’s digital collections in an educational setting.
A digital rendering of a robot writing an essay.

Minnesota Learning Commons webinar: AI & ChatGPT, Implications for Teaching and Learning

Feb 15, 2023

Join a panel of educators from K-12 and higher education for a discussion of the classroom implications of text-generating artificial intelligence. There is no charge to attend, and registration is open now. The image below was created by directing OpenAI's image generator, DALL-E, to depict "a humanoid robot that writes essays."
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Save the date for Teen Lit Con 2023

Feb 9, 2023

Teen Lit Con 2023 will take place on April 29 at Two Rivers High School in Mendota Heights. Schools in the seven county metro region may apply for transportation awards for reimbursement of up to $350 to hire buses for students to attend Teen Lit Con.

Video: Minitex Services for K-12 Schools

Oct 27, 2022

Minitex offers state-funded resources of the highest quality for use in the classroom including interlibrary loan, online databases, and primary sources on Minnesota history. Learn more by watching this one-minute video, and be sure to share it with a media specialist, student, or an information seeker near you.
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State-funded services for K-12 schools and libraries

Oct 21, 2022

Minitex offers a broad and high-quality set of state-funded resources for use in the classroom. All these resources are now accessible via a single, concise webpage. Read more to learn how Minitex can help you make this school year the best it can be!
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Edina High School's media center is thriving

Sep 21, 2022

Thanks to the efforts of media specialist Sara Swenson and her colleagues, Edina High School students gravitate to their media center, a space that is welcoming and full of just what they need.

Stop-motion animation: Read books from MNLINK!

Jul 7, 2022

People across Minnesota, even our youngest researchers, use MNLINK to request materials not available at their local library. We think MNLINK is such a cool service, we made a stop-motion video about it!