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Examining Out-of-School Educational Experiences

Schools do not define education, and they are not the only institutions in which learning takes place. Read More
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Partnership Initiative to Help Identify, Prepare, Retain STEM Teachers

100Kin10 announced the creation of the Innovation Fund II to invest in entrepreneurial approaches to bringing more STEM teachers to American classrooms. Read More
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Connecting Fashion, Creativity, and Professional Development

Hive Learning Networks has announced the first round of grants for its Hive Fashion Forward project, which seeks to engage youth in creative production in fashion and multimedia storytelling. Read More
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Online Game “Budget Hero” Releases Election Edition

An interactive game that allows players to experience the challenges of balancing the federal budget has been updated for the election year. Read More
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Technology to Open Communication on Chicago’s Public Services

The City of Chicago recently launched Open311, an evolution of the phone-based 311 systems that many cities in North America offer. Read More
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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

"New Breed of Robotics Aims to Help People Walk Again"

From The New York Times
Yoky Matsuoka, MacArthur Fellow, 2007
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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