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 Brochure

The Digital Media & Learning Competition, now in its second year, is an annual effort designed to find — and to inspire — the most novel uses of new media in support of learning. In April 2009, the Competition ... Read More

New Online Journal to Examine Media and Learning

MIT Press, in cooperation with the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE) and supported by the MacArthur Foundation, is pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of The International Journal of Learning and ... Read More
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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.

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"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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From ConnectedLearning.tv

New Personal Story: Sofya Zeylikman: Teaching and Learning at the Intersection of Science and Design
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Sofya Zeylikman: Teaching and Learning at the Intersection of Science and Design
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Feb 25 Webinar: Meet the “Deviants”: Networked Artists and Makers of DeviantArt
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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