Digital Media & Learning

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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Chicago Expands YOUmedia to Six More Libraries

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new $500,000 investment to expand YOUmedia, the MacArthur-supported youth learning space that opened at the Chicago Public Library’s downtown Harold Washington Library Center in 2009 Read More

"After the Jobs Disappear"

The New York Times
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"Now Teachers Encourage Computer Games in Class"

The Wall Street Journal Read More

"Turning the city of L.A. Into A Classroom"

The Los Angeles Times Read More
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Digital Badges Help Young People, Adults Demonstrate Skills

A report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Mozilla Foundation details how a MacArthur-supported initiative to expand use of digital badges can improve learning and outcomes for students and adults. Read More

"Reimagining Education through Summer Learning Partnerships"

The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Education Read More

From ConnectedLearning.tv

New Personal Story: Laura Fleming - Creating Spaces for Students to Make
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New Personal Story: Kim Jaxon - Empowering Students Through Co-Learning
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March 5 webinar: Moving Beyond 'Tech is Good' Conversation
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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

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

Constance M. Yowell

Director of Education
Portrait of Jennifer Humke

Jennifer Humke

Program Officer
Portrait of Tawa Mitchell

Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer
Portrait of Karen S. Hott

Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
Portrait of Julie W. Squire

Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer