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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Hear danah boyd (@Zephoria) and @SamuelEDyson talk networked teens & social media. Free #Chicago event, RSVP here

What can you do to build a #stronginternet? Join the discussion Aug 11-13 #FOCAS14 @aspencs @easears

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E-book Series Explores Digital Media and Learning

These free e-books go behind the research in the field of digital media and learning to show how young people learn, play, and participate in the world around them, applying new tools, values, and ideas. Read More

Albright: D-Day about national service via @usatoday @FranklinProj

"The Case for Social Innovation Micro-Credentials"

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Related Grantee: Mozilla Foundation
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"Learners at the Center of a Networked World"

Huffington Post
Related Grantee: Aspen Institute
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Oct. 14 webinar: Connected Parents: Encouraging Peer-Supported Learning
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Oct. 7 webinar: Connected K-6 Educators: Supporting Openly Networked Learning
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October webinar series: How To Be a Better Connector
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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, Digital Media & Learning
Portrait of Tawa Mitchell

Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer, Digital Media & Learning
Portrait of Karen S. Hott

Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
Portrait of Julie W. Squire

Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator