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MacArthur and Partners Launch Project:Connect

MacArthur, Facebook, Mozilla, and the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today announced a series of activities to advance healthy online experiences so young people can more easily make smart and responsible choices on the Internet. Read More

"Tucsonan Helps Youth Find Their Voices"

From the Arizona Jewish Post
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Examining Curriculum in the Digital Age

Although ideas about digital media and learning have become an important area for educational research, little attention has been given to the practical and conceptual implications for the school curriculum. Read More
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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

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

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Valerie Chang

Interim Managing Director, 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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Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer, Digital Media & Learning
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Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
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Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator