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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Remarks by MacArthur Vice President Julia Stasch about the Mayor’s Advisory Council on Closing the Digital Divide

MacArthur Vice President of U.S. Programs Julia Stasch discusses a new report by the Task Force outlining ways to harness and accelerate ongoing efforts to bridge the digital divide in Chicago. Read More

Interview with Jonathan Fanton on Democracy, Digital Learning, and Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century

Recently, Philanthropy News Digest spoke with MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton. Read More

"Do Video Games Help Kids Learn?," Digital Media and Learning Panel Discussion, Introductory Remarks delivered by Jonathan F. Fanton

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes the Foundation's new initiative to explore and understand how young people incorporate digital media into their daily lives and help them understand how to better do so. Read More
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Suzanne Seggerman on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Nichole Pinkard on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Mimi Ito on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Lance Bennett on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Katie Salen on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Joe Kahne on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Henry Jenkins on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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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
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Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer
Portrait of Karen S. Hott

Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
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Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator