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

What's New


"Reimagining Education through Summer Learning Partnerships"

The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Education Read More
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Using Games For Learning and Assessment

The GlassLab project at the Institute of Play is working to transform learning and assessment through digital gaming. Watch

"Summer Learning to Earn 'Digital Badges'"

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Study Examines How Young Job Seekers Manage Online Privacy

A first-of-its-kind study by Northwestern University looks at how young adults approach online reputation management. Read More


Oct. 28 webinar: Connected Curriculum
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Oct. 21 webinar: Connected Administrators
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New Personal Story: Yuri Doolan
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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