Digital Media & Learning

MacArthur is exploring how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. The goal is to make education more powerful for all students by creating more opportunities for more youth to engage in learning that is relevant to their lives and prepares them for success in school, the workplace, and their community. Read our strategy

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National LRNG Innovation Challenge Grant Recipients Selected

Fourteen schools across the United States have won LRNG Innovation Challenge grants from the National Writing Project to spur innovation in the classroom. Read More
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Learning Labs Becoming Innovation Spaces for Teens

A report by the Institute of Museum and Library Services details the growing impact that learning labs in libraries and museums across the country are having on teen learning. Read More
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Stevens Initiative to Support Educational Exchanges Between United States and Middle East

The initiative will equip young people with the language, digital literacy, critical thinking, and cross-cultural communication skills they need to succeed in today’s global economy. Read More
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Reimagining School: Opportunity, Safety, and Privacy in the Social Lives of Networked Teens

MacArthur and several Chicago partners brought together Microsoft Researcher danah boyd and Hive Chicago Learning Network Director Sam Dyson for a discussion on how social media is affecting teens’ lives. Read More

"The CNN 10: Hacking College"

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Related Grantee: Mozilla Foundation
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LISTEN: @NialaBoodhoo's interview w/ @samueledyson and @zephoria about teens and social media @WBEZafternoon: https://t.co/nyTUuorjh9

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Staff

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Valerie Chang

Interim Managing Director, U.S. Programs
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Constance M. Yowell

Director of Education
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Jennifer Humke

Program Officer
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Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer
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Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
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Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator