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The Power of Youth Voice: What Kids Learn When They Create with Digital Media

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the National Writing Project and the MacArthur Foundation invite you to participate in a public forum in Philadelphia, on November 18, about the potential for learning through engagement with digital ...

Digital Media & Learning Competition Launch Event

The MacArthur Foundation invites you to the launch of the fourth Digital Media and Learning Competition, "Badges for Lifelong Learning." Badges are a new assessment tool that will help identify skills mastered in formal and informal ...

Re-Imagining Learning

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Pearson Foundation invite you to join the conversation on Re-Imagining Learning Speakers include: Karen Cator, Director of the Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of ...

Stand Up to Cyberbullying: An Interactive Town Hall Event

While one in three kids is a target of cyberbullying, there are two kids who play a different role. Every day, kids are making critical decisions about how to live and treat others in a digital ...

Danah Boyd - Cracking Teenagers’ Online Codes

From the New York Times

Lady Gaga Partners with Berkman Center and MacArthur to Launch Born This Way Foundation

Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, will officially launch the Born This Way Foundation on February 29 at an event co-hosted by MacArthur and Harvard’s Berkman Center.

San Francisco Library Targets Teen Audience

From The San Francisco Examiner

ChicagoQuest Charter School Turns Learning Into a Game

From the Chicago Tribune

Field Museum Shows Impact of Invasive Species Through Gaming

The Field Museum of Chicago and the Entertainment Technology Center, both MacArthur grantees, have partnered to create an educational game that lets players manage the Great Lakes to fight invasive species.
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CoSN Selects 13 School Districts to Develop Best Practices on the Innovative Use of Digital Media in K-12 Education

The Consortium for School Networking today announced the 13 school districts that will participate in a collaborative effort to share experiences, challenges and best practices for innovative uses of new media in K-12 education.