Digital Media & Learning

Making education more powerful for all students by creating more opportunities for more youth to engage in learning that is relevant to their lives and prepares them for success in school, the workplace, and their community. Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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The Ethical Fault Lines of New Digital Media

Social networking, blogging, vlogging, gaming, instant messaging, downloading music and other content, uploading and sharing their own creative work: these activities made possible by the new digital media are rich with opportunities and risks for young ... Read More

Chicago Public Library Offer Teens a Digital Media Space

Mayor Richard M. Daley joined the Chicago Public Library at the opening of YOUmedia, an innovative new 21st Century learning space for high school students. Read More

Overcoming Organizational and Policy Barriers to Effective Use of Web 2.0 in Schools

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that it received a renewal grant from the MacArthur Foundation, as part of the Foundation’s digital media and learning initiative, Read More
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How Computers Became Linked to Children, Learning, and Play

Today, computers are part of kids' everyday lives, used both for play and for learning. We envy children’s natural affinity for computers, the ease with which they click in and out of digital worlds. Read More

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Looking Back, Learning Forward: Supporting Project- and Problem-Based Learning with Historical Primary Sources
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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Jennifer Humke

Jennifer Humke

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Tawa Mitchell

Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer
Portrait of Karen S. Hott

Karen S. Hott

Team Administrator
Portrait of Julie W. Welgus

Julie W. Welgus

Research Associate

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation