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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Reimagining School: Opportunity, Safety and Privacy in the Social Lives of Networked Teens

A forum featuring danah boyd and Sam Dyson, moderated by Alison Cuddy. Read More

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RT @SpotlightDML: .@UrbanLibCouncil's Amy Eshleman on #Libraries As the Original Maker Spaces http://t.co/wxQrYhXH67

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SimCityEDU Video Game Emphasizes 21st Century Skills, Learning Assessment

SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! explores how digital games can be effective environments for learning and make learning more relevant by connecting it with students’ interests. Read More

.@CSOL2013 forms @bravenewvoices Online Crew to document #Chicago Brave New Voices Festival - http://t.co/unQ3LI9QJM

At @SteamStudioChi, #Chicago students work with @sirandmadame to design 50s & 60s inspired tees for @CSOL2013- http://t.co/1m0ILXXys4

Kids in #Chicago for @CSOL2013 design & build #solar-powered cars for Solar Power-Up @NatureMuseum - http://t.co/VVDbxJDzLQ

#Chicago’s Digital Youth Network empowers a group of #Digital Divas during the Chi Summer of Learning @CSOL2013 - http://t.co/tfwLpPcl93

At @ProjExplore #Chicago kids learn to use #science to solve #crime for the @CSOL2013 - http://t.co/bpwmZA5vqH

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August 28 webinar: Empowering Global Problem-Solvers
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New Personal Story: designer/educator Ian Gonsher
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Ian Gonsher: Building the Conditions for Creativity in the Classroom
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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, 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