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Using Video Games to Measure, Support Learning

To succeed in today’s interconnected and complex world, workers need to be able to think systemically, creatively, and critically. Read More

"Learning Labs: Transforming Youth from Digital Consumers to Creators"

From The Association of Science-Technology Centers
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Mozilla Launches Open-Source Digital Badge Software

Open Badges software allows any organization to issue verified online learning badges and any individual to receive and collect those badges. Read More

"Reading, Writing and Video Games"

From The New York Times
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Chicago Children to Earn Digital 'Badges' in Citywide Learning Initiative

More than 143 organizations have joined the Summer of Learning initiative, offering summer programs for thousands of children. Read More

"New 'SimCity' Tries to Link with Schools"

From the San Francisco Chronicle
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Pittsburgh Launches Hive Learning Network

Pittsburgh’s new Hive Learning Network will expand the boundaries of learning for young people beyond schools to other important community institutions like museums, libraries, afterschool programs, and community centers. Read More
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Measuring How Well We’re Preparing Students

If a fundamental goal of education is to prepare students to act independently in the world, an ideal educational assessment would measure how well we are preparing students to do so. Read More

"Connected Learning: An Agenda for Social Change"

From The Huffington Post
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Interdisciplinary Researchers Propose New Framework for Learning

Inequities in skills attainment, achievement gaps among ethnicities, and a disconnect between classroom learning and the everyday lives and interests of young people are troubling trends that signify the need for a new framework of learning. Read More
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Youth Movements for Social Change

A series of papers published by Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society provides insight into youth movements for social change and the roles played by youth organizations in shaping young people’s worldviews. Read More
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Born This Way Foundation to Host Interactive Tailgate

The Born Brave Bus Tour will connect youth with local resources in their communities in an effort to inspire bravery and promote self-acceptance. Partners include the MacArthur-supported YOUMedia and the Chicago Hive Learning Network. 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
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Jennifer Humke

Program Officer, Digital Media & Learning
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Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
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Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator