Digital Media & Learning

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RT @GlassLabGames: @icivics' Argument Wars helps teach the difference between valid & invalid reasoning. Play it on #ela #gbl #impact

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Blog To Help Parents Raising Children in Digital Age

Parenting for a Digital Future is a blog created by the Connected Learning Research Network and London School of Economics and Political Science that explores parenting for a digital future. Read More

MacArthur commits $1M to @UChicagoCi3 and @GameChangerChi for developing learning experiences promoting well being:

New resource assists parents raising children in the digital age:

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Grantmaking in Chicago

The Foundation seeks and seizes opportunities to work locally as an expression of its civic commitment to its home, and because being rooted in Chicago yields a deeper understanding of issues faced by urban areas. Read More
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Building Trust in Online Learning Environments

The 5th annual Digital Media and Learning Competition, dubbed the Trust Challenge, awarded $1.2 million to 13 projects that will help foster trust in online learning environments. Read More
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Tech Solutions Key to VotoLatino Innovators Challenge Winners

A total of $500,000 in grants will be shared among seven winners of the VotoLatino Innovators Challenge, a competition that encouraged millennial-led projects that leverage technology to improve conditions and learning in Latino communities. Read More


New Personal Story: Laura Ritchie: Connecting Students Through Music
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April 30 Webinar - Co-learning in a Hybrid Environment
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April 21 Webinar - In the Classroom with David Preston
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Portrait of Valerie Chang

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

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer