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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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 -

For @CSOL2013 #Chicago kids learn about #jewelry design at @SteamStudioChi -

#Chicago kids tackle #fashion related #technology challenges at @SteamStudioChi for @CSOL2013 -

.@CSOL2013 students learn to make mobile apps from @MIT app #inventor at the @DepaulU Drop In Center -


Oct. 14 webinar: Connected Parents: Encouraging Peer-Supported Learning
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Oct. 7 webinar: Connected K-6 Educators: Supporting Openly Networked Learning
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October webinar series: How To Be a Better Connector
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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