Digital Media & Learning

Making 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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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

At #SMWTeens, @samueledyson: We need to teach teens Internet literacy -- the mechanics, the culture, and citizenship on the web.

At #SMWTeens, @samueledyson: When youth see intersection of social interests and academics, connected learning opportunities are created.

From ConnectedLearning.tv

Replay: An Intro to 'Teaching the Web' and 'Web Literacy' - Jan. 15, 2015
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Replay: Video Games as the New 21st-Century Literacy - Sept. 11, 2014
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Replay: KQED "Do Now" - Youth Discussing Real Issues in Realtime - June 12, 2014
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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