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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Digital Media & Learning Competition

In 2007, 17 innovative projects shared $2 million as part of the MacArthur Foundations inaugural Digital Media & Learning Competition.


"Social Media Just an Extension of Teens' Lives"

From the Chicago Tribune
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"Good News — Finally! — for Parents"

From The New York Times
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"Kids gain valuable skills from time online"

From the San Francisco Chronicle
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"Teenagers’ Internet Socializing Not a Bad Thing"

From The New York Times
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"Using Video Games as Bait to Hook Readers"

From The New York Times
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"Illinois Foreclosures Up 24 Percent in October"

From the Medill Reports
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Oct. 6 Webinar - Making it in the New Economy
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Expanding Opportunity in a World of Innovation
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The Last Mile: Remaking the Pathways to Opportunity
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Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Jennifer Humke

Jennifer Humke

Program Officer
Portrait of Tawa Mitchell

Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer
Portrait of Karen S. Hott

Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
Portrait of Julie W. Squire

Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer