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Taking School to the Next Level

Chicago Tribune
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Chicago Public Radio on Reshaping Learning in the Digital World

Chicago Public Radio takes a closer look at ChicagoQuest, a new, MacArthur-supported, charter school opening in the fall that is harnessing the power of digital media for learning. Read More

College Students Verify Online Information with Family and Friends, According to New Study

A MacArthur-supported study by the UW Information School concludes that college students use online information for decisions in their personal lives, but rely almost as much on family and friends for finding and making choices about ... Read More
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A Panel Discussion on Re-Imagining Learning in the 21st Century

On Thursday, March 31, the MacArthur Foundation hosted a panel discussion at the Spertus Institute in Chicago on re-imagining learning in the 21st Century. The event also featured film clips from Digital Media: New Learners of ... Read More

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci Introduction Remarks at the Spertus Institute: "Re-Imagining Learning"

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci explains the Foundation's interest in how digital technology affects learning and points to the ChicagoQuest charter school as an example. Read More

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci Remarks at the Georgetown University Law Center: "Educating for Democracy in a Digital Age"

A collection of remarks on the importance of digital learning in a rapidly changing environment made by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci over the course of a day spent at the Center. Read More

New Chicago School Based on Principles of Game Design

The Chicago Tribune looks at plans for ChicagoQuest, a new MacArthur-supported charter school with a curriculum based on the principles of game design and collaborative learning. Read More
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MacArthur Foundation Grantees Discuss Their Digital Media and Learning Work

The MacArthur Foundation's digital media and learning initiative aims to determine how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. Read More

Does the Internet Make for More Engaged Citizens?

Youth who pursue their interests on the internet are more likely to be engaged in civic and political issues, according to a new study of student Internet usage by a group of civic learning scholars. Read More

From ConnectedLearning.tv

May 28 Webinar - Expanding Paths to Opportunity
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New Personal Story: Brianna Crowley - Building Connection and Community through Social Media
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Brianna Crowley: Building Connection and Community through Social Media
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