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Ashley Naranjo

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access Learning Lab - A conversation with Learning Initiatives Specialist, Ashley Naranjo


As educators and learners across the nation explore the various issues and debates surrounding water in their own communities, The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA) can be a useful resource. Several years ago, they led on-line Water Matters lectures as part of the Shout Online Conference which invited educators and students to take an active role in global environmental issues.


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Work Memories - John Paul interview

Work Memories


In an interview with an Alabama student, craftsman John Paul recounts his work experiences in construction work and a variety of other fields.Thanks to the Alabama Humanities Foundation for permission to post this interview.


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Broadway Jubilee documentary

Broadway Jubilee


Former and current residents of Broadway Lake share the history of sports and community built on the shores and on the water.This documentary was created by 5th graders from Wright Elementary School as part of a Stories from Main Street Youth Access Grant.


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Muskogee, Oklahoma - photo 1

Muskogee's Multi-Cultural Hometown Team History


Muskogee, Oklahoma--the stomping grounds of Negro American League pitcher Nelson Dean and two-time Super Bowl champion Don Chandler--is a summer destination for our Hometown Teams exhibit.


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Hometown Hereoes - Galesville, Maryland

Hometown Heroes: Galesville, Maryland Youth Access Grant Projects


Galesville, Maryland is a small town situated on the West River about 15 miles south of Annapolis. A mostly working class town with a strong African American community, Galesville and the surrounding area has retained its small town character in a region becoming more and more subjected to suburban sprawl.


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Clarendon County Hometown Teams - website screenshot

Technology, Touchdowns, and Teams: Introducing the Manning, South Carolina Youth Access Grant Projects


"Either as a producer or interviewer, I believe that there are things to take from an interview that one will never be able to get from research. No newspaper article or news reel can compare to hearing the stories of success from the people involved in making that success happen. Meeting people and hearing their stories and their views of sports, from both inside the game as players and outside the game as coaches, is without a doubt, my favorite part of our documentary making."


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