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Connected Learning Among LittleBigPlanet 2 Players

This case report examines the popular video game that allows players to create their own costumes, games, and worlds and finds that player demographic differences, among other factors, can enable and constrain learning opportunities. Read More
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Chicago Expands City of Learning Initiative to Year-Round

The City of Chicago will expand its City of Learning Initiative to a year-round set of free activities and learning opportunities for youth, providing learning opportunities connected to their interests when school is not in session. Read More
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Grantmaking in Chicago

The Foundation seeks and seizes opportunities to work locally as an expression of its civic commitment to its home, and because being rooted in Chicago yields a deeper understanding of issues faced by urban areas and ... Read More

"Chicago City of Learning"

WGN
Related Grantee: DePaul University
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"Pittsburgh: A Hive of Learning Innovation"

90.5 WESA
Related Grantee: Sprout Fund
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From ConnectedLearning.tv

Recent webinar: Promoting Multiple Paths to Success
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Recent webinar: Classrooms as Community Hubs
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New Case Study: Day[9]TV - Elevating Game-Based Learning
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Staff

Portrait of Julia M. Stasch

Julia M. Stasch

Vice President, 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 Karen S. Hott

Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
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Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator