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Mapping Project Quantifies Peru’s Carbon Stocks

Scientists unveiled the first high-resolution map of carbon stocks stored on land throughout the entire country of Peru using a new methodology with implications for managing future market-based carbon economies. Read More

"Hold the Phone: A Big-Data Conundrum"

The New York Times Upshot
Sendhil Mullainathan , 2002 MacArthur Fellow
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E-book Series Explores Digital Media and Learning

These free e-books go behind the research in the field of digital media and learning to show how young people learn, play, and participate in the world around them, applying new tools, values, and ideas. Read More
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Alliance to Increase Access To Open Badges

A MacArthur-supported network of organizations building a new culture of credentialing and learning has committed to increase access to opportunities in education and the workforce using open badges to 10 million students and workers worldwide. Read More
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Digital Media and Learning Competition Seeks Innovation for Safe, Open Internet

The 5th Digital Media and Learning Competition, dubbed The Trust Challenge, is offering $1.2 million in grants to the most promising innovations for fostering trusted learning environments online. Read More
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Task Force Calls For Safe, Private, Student-Centered Learning

The report lays out steps for implementing five essential principles seen as critical to this shift: student-centered learning networks, equity of access, interoperability, digital literacy, and learner safety, privacy, and trust. Read More
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Cities of Learning Programs Expand to Five More Cities

Following in the footsteps of Chicago, three additional cities — Dallas, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh — have launched their own Cities of Learning programs. This fall, Columbus, Ohio, and Washington, D.C., will also launch programs. Read More