Past Event

The Power of Youth Voice: What Kids Learn When They Create with Digital Media

November 18, 2009

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Philadelphia, PA
The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the National Writing Project and the MacArthur Foundation invite you to participate in a public forum in Philadelphia, on November 18, about the potential for learning through engagement with digital media.

The forum will bring together experts in digital media and learning to share their research and experiences using digital media in and outside of the classroom. Speakers include:

Renee Hobbs, Founder, Media Education Lab, Temple University

Nichole Pinkard, Founder, Digital Youth Network and DePaul University professor

Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, Director, National Programs and Site Development, National Writing Project

Moderator: Connie Yowell, Director of Education, MacArthur Foundation

The event will be broadcast live on the MacArthur website, and it will be simulcast into the virtual world of Second Life. To register for the event the in Philadelphia, or to learn more about watching it live or participating in Second Life, visit the Woodrow Wilson website.

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