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Mar

17

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NLM Resources for Kids and Families

Posted by on March 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Whether it’s a snow day, summer vacation or kids are home sick, having educational materials ready can help keep the whole family busy.  Below are science and health resources to engage kids and help them continue to learn even when they’re not in the classroom. NNLM Middle Atlantic Region has curated resources for K-12 students… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

Mar

05

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15-40 Connection 3 Steps Detect℠ in Massachusetts Vocational/Technical High Schools

Posted by on March 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2018-2019, NER provided funding to 15-40 Connection to support the 3 Steps Detect℠ program at Massachusetts vocational and technical high schools.  This blog post is an excerpt from the final report submitted to NER in May 2019. The goal for this project was to establish program partnerships to teach 3 Steps Detect℠ and share… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Dec

16

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Graphic Medicine for Kids and Teens

Posted by on December 16th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that cover topics of health and wellness.  The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest.  By reading a personal, non-fiction story, we can learn about issues we may not have experienced ourselves.  These stories can also help us feel less alone in our own lives…. Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Aug

20

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What Did You Do This Summer? Summer Camp

Posted by on August 20th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

One of the questions always asked on the first day back from summer break is: “What did you do this summer?” For many kids summer camp may be involved, either as a camper or as a camp counselor. Summer camp experiences can have a multitude of positive influences, such as building character, teaching independence and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Oct

12

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Health in the Square

Posted by on October 12th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

This post is part of a series on NNLM NER’s funded projects.  In FY2016-2017, NNLM NER funded the Mason Square Branch of Springfield City Library (MA) for the Health In The Square project. Goals of this project included: strengthening community partnerships, providing healthy and nutritious food, and encouraging health literacy. The Mason Square Branch Library is… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, Public Health

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