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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
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Information Sheet: Digital Media & Learning

Overview MacArthur is exploring how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. The goal is to make education more powerful for all students by creating more opportunities ... Read More

"Green Tree Public Library Gets Innovative for Summer"

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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"An Online Badge of Success"

From the Providence Journal
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"The Big 10"

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"Reimagining Education"

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Learning Continues with ‘Summer of Making and Connecting’

The summer campaign is an open invitation to develop a range of activities that will allow educators, young people and others to sample Connected Learning. Read More

From ConnectedLearning.tv

Oct. 14 webinar: Connected Parents: Encouraging Peer-Supported Learning
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Oct. 7 webinar: Connected K-6 Educators: Supporting Openly Networked Learning
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October webinar series: How To Be a Better Connector
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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Interim Managing Director, 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 Tawa Mitchell

Tawa Mitchell

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