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

Events

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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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See what the #Chicago Summer of Learning was all about @CSOL2013 - http://t.co/i7RZ6RVKZl

WATCH: #Chicago kids show off their @CSOL2013 projects at the Summer Showcase @MSIChicago - http://t.co/jwrFkOVxS5

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Chicago Expands YOUmedia to Six More Libraries

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new $500,000 investment to expand YOUmedia, the MacArthur-supported youth learning space that opened at the Chicago Public Library’s downtown Harold Washington Library Center in 2009 Read More

Join tomorrow's webinar by ConnectedLearning.tv "Mobile and Informal #Learning Spaces: #Libraries and #Museums" http://t.co/otQfvEFV9U

"After the Jobs Disappear"

The New York Times
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.@SpotlightDML: Katie Salen of @DePaulU on building public school around #GameDesign and what comes next - http://t.co/z8dCWRjzWo

"Now Teachers Encourage Computer Games in Class"

The Wall Street Journal Read More

"Turning the city of L.A. Into A Classroom"

The Los Angeles Times Read More

From ConnectedLearning.tv

Sept. 25 webinar: Respectful and Inspirational Game Design
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Sept. 18 webinar: Addressing Game-Based Learning Skepticism
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Sept. 11 webinar: Video Games and 21st-Century Literacy
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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