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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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

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"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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Alliance to Increase Access To Open Badges

A MacArthur-supported network of organizations building a new culture of credentialing and learning has committed to increase access to opportunities in education and the workforce using open badges to 10 million students and workers worldwide. Read More
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Digital Media and Learning Competition Seeks Innovation for Safe, Open Internet

The 5th Digital Media and Learning Competition, dubbed The Trust Challenge, is offering $1.2 million in grants to the most promising innovations for fostering trusted learning environments online. Read More
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Task Force Calls For Safe, Private, Student-Centered Learning

The report lays out steps for implementing five essential principles seen as critical to this shift: student-centered learning networks, equity of access, interoperability, digital literacy, and learner safety, privacy, and trust. Read More
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Cities of Learning Programs Expand to Five More Cities

Following in the footsteps of Chicago, three additional cities — Dallas, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh — have launched their own Cities of Learning programs. This fall, Columbus, Ohio, and Washington, D.C., will also launch programs. Read More

From ConnectedLearning.tv

Best Practices for Effective Blended Learning
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Nov. 14 webinar: Student Agency, Voice & the Maker Movement
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Nov. & Dec. webinar series: A "Connected" Mindset
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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