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SimCityEDU Video Game Emphasizes 21st Century Skills, Learning Assessment

SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! explores how digital games can be effective environments for learning and make learning more relevant by connecting it with students’ interests. Read More
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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

"After the Jobs Disappear"

The New York Times
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"Now Teachers Encourage Computer Games in Class"

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

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Digital Badges Help Young People, Adults Demonstrate Skills

A report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Mozilla Foundation details how a MacArthur-supported initiative to expand use of digital badges can improve learning and outcomes for students and adults. Read More

"Reimagining Education through Summer Learning Partnerships"

The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Education Read More
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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. Read More

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
Portrait of Julie W. Squire

Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator