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"Summer Learning to Earn 'Digital Badges'"

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Study Examines How Young Job Seekers Manage Online Privacy

A first-of-its-kind study by Northwestern University looks at how young adults approach online reputation management. Read More
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Museums, Libraries Win Grants to Enhance Learning Online

Sixteen museums, libraries and nonprofit institutions have been awarded a total of $150,000 to engage young people in the development of apps, badges, curricula and other tools that will make the online experience more civil ... Read More
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What is a Badge?

How do we recognize and value the way we learn today? Badges are a new idea to recognize the learning that happens anywhere and share it in the places that matter. Read More
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Twelve Nonprofits Receive Nearly $1 Million to Support Hive NYC Learning Network

The Hive NYC Learning Network, a coalition of museums, libraries, after-school clubs, and informal learning spaces creates Connected Learning opportunities for youth. Read More
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Better Futures for 2 Million Americans Through Open Badges

President Bill Clinton announced a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to massively expand access to a new method of academic and technical skills assessment known as Open Badges. Read More

"Avoiding the Summer Slide"

From the Chicago Tribune
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Aspen Institute Launches Task Force on Learning and the Internet

The task force is comprised of 20 thought leaders with diverse perspectives in learning, innovation, and safety. Read More
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Chicago Teens Flock to YOUmedia to Create, Innovate, and Hang Out

Since opening in 2009, the MacArthur-supported YOUmedia Chicago — a learning center for teens at the Harold Washington Library downtown — is attracting between 350 and 500 teenagers a week. Read More

From ConnectedLearning.tv

Jan. 29 webinar - The Webmaker Community
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Jan. 22 webinar: How Webmaker Clubs Inspire Lifelong Learning
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New Personal Story: Zack Baker
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Valerie Chang

Interim Managing Director, U.S. Programs
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Tawa Mitchell

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