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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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 -

At @SteamStudioChi, #Chicago students work with @sirandmadame to design 50s & 60s inspired tees for @CSOL2013-

Kids in #Chicago for @CSOL2013 design & build #solar-powered cars for Solar Power-Up @NatureMuseum -

#Chicago’s Digital Youth Network empowers a group of #Digital Divas during the Chi Summer of Learning @CSOL2013 -

At @ProjExplore #Chicago kids learn to use #science to solve #crime for the @CSOL2013 -

.@CSOL2013 students play #games about preventing #disease at @UChicago’s @GameChangerChi -

WATCH: Chicago Mayor @RahmEmanuel visits @SteamStudioChi to see what #Chicago kids created during @CSOL2013 -

#Chicago students become sculptors at the #Urban #Sculptor Design Jam with @chiarchitecture for the @CSOL2013 -


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Portrait of Julia M. Stasch

Julia M. Stasch

Interim President
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Constance M. Yowell

Director of Education
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Jennifer Humke

Program Officer, Digital Media & Learning
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Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer, Digital Media & Learning
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Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
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Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator