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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"Reimagining Education through Summer Learning Partnerships"

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#Chicago Mayor @RahmEmanuel announces nearly 100,000 #DigitalBadges awarded during Summer of #Learning

.@SmartChicago’s #CivicSummer gives #Chicago’s youth training in civics, media & technology #opendata

RT @HiveChicagoBuzz: Must See! Chicago's Summer of Learning YouTube channel featuring amazing youth connecting & sharing:

See what youth created this summer for #Chicago Summer of Learning (@CSOL2013), Showcase today 1-5 pm @MSIChicago:

WATCH: @InstituteofPlay #GlassLab project is transforming #learning, assessment through digital gaming w/ @SimCity:

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Using Games For Learning and Assessment

The GlassLab project at the Institute of Play is working to transform learning and assessment through digital gaming. Watch


July 15 webinar: Trust Challenges Across Learning Environments
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July 22 webinar: Social-Emotional Literacies & Digital Citizenship
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New Case Study: Photography and Narrative (#PHONAR)
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Portrait of Julia M. Stasch

Julia M. Stasch

Interim President
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