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Website for Connected Learning

The MacArthur Research Network on Connected Learning has launched a website focused on connected learning, a new Foundation-supported approach to learning. Read More

"Can Video Games Help Your Kids?"

From The Huffington Post
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New Online Platform Helps Teens and Parents Connect, Share, and Do Good

By enabling positive interactions between parents and teens both online and offline, the platform intends to be a useful resource in changing the current conversation about digital technologies from one based on fear to one based ... Read More
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Digital Media & Learning Info Sheet

MacArthur’s digital media and learning initiative aims to determine how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. Read More
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Toolkit Supports Expansion of YOUmedia Model

The YOUmedia Network Toolkit is a website resource that helps organizers plan, build, and sustain digital learning labs inspired by YOUmedia, the teen learning space in Chicago's Harold Washington Library Center. Read More
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Need for Evidence-Based Perspective on Digital Media and Education

The MacArthur-supported book Connected Minds: Technology and Today’s Learners provides insight into what evidence exists and what is needed to assist educators and policymakers Read More

"More Than Facts and Formulas"

From Inside Higher Ed
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"Teens Write New Chapter for S.F. Library Center"

From the San Francisco Chronicle
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Learning in the 21st Century: Updating Current Policies and Practices

The National Research Council draws on a large research base to define and summarize certain learning skills and their importance to success in education, work, health, and other life contexts. The MacArthur-funded report, Education for Life ... 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

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Julia M. Stasch

Vice President, U.S. Programs
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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