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About the Digital Media and Learning Competition

Lissa Soep of Youth Radio and Leba Haber Rubinoff of Mobile Movement discuss the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition Read More
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ICivics, 2015 MacArthur Award Recipient

A recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, iCivics is reinvigorating civics education for a new generation of Americans. Read More
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National LRNG Innovation Challenge Grant Recipients Selected

Fourteen schools across the United States have won LRNG Innovation Challenge grants from the National Writing Project to spur innovation in the classroom. Read More
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Learning Labs Becoming Innovation Spaces for Teens

A report by the Institute of Museum and Library Services details the growing impact that learning labs in libraries and museums across the country are having on teen learning. Read More
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Stevens Initiative to Support Educational Exchanges Between United States and Middle East

The initiative will equip young people with the language, digital literacy, critical thinking, and cross-cultural communication skills they need to succeed in today’s global economy. Read More
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Reimagining School: Opportunity, Safety, and Privacy in the Social Lives of Networked Teens

MacArthur and several Chicago partners brought together Microsoft Researcher danah boyd and Hive Chicago Learning Network Director Sam Dyson for a discussion on how social media is affecting teens’ lives. Read More
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An Evaluation of the Digital Media & Learning Competition

This evaluation found that the Competition has made considerable progress in shaping the digital media and learning landscape, spurring national conversation around “hot topics,” and has contributed to emerging networks around gaming for education and digital ... Read More
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LRNG Innovation Challenge Offers Teachers Grants to Reimagine Learning

The LRNG Innovation Challenge aims to invest in teachers who find creative ways to create time and space for deeper learning and projects that stimulate student innovation and learning. Read More

Reimagining School: Opportunity, Safety and Privacy in the Social Lives of Networked Teens

A forum featuring danah boyd and Sam Dyson, moderated by Alison Cuddy. Read More
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E-book Series Explores Digital Media and Learning

These free e-books go behind the research in the field of digital media and learning to show how young people learn, play, and participate in the world around them, applying new tools, values, and ideas. Read More
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Alliance to Increase Access To Open Badges

A MacArthur-supported network of organizations building a new culture of credentialing and learning has committed to increase access to opportunities in education and the workforce using open badges to 10 million students and workers worldwide. Read More
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Digital Media and Learning Competition Seeks Innovation for Safe, Open Internet

The 5th Digital Media and Learning Competition, dubbed The Trust Challenge, is offering $1.2 million in grants to the most promising innovations for fostering trusted learning environments online. Read More
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Task Force Calls For Safe, Private, Student-Centered Learning

The report lays out steps for implementing five essential principles seen as critical to this shift: student-centered learning networks, equity of access, interoperability, digital literacy, and learner safety, privacy, and trust. Read More
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Cities of Learning Programs Expand to Five More Cities

Following in the footsteps of Chicago, three additional cities — Dallas, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh — have launched their own Cities of Learning programs. This fall, Columbus, Ohio, and Washington, D.C., will also launch programs. Read More
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Competition, Leadership Summits Urge Millennials to Find Tech Solutions to Improve Latino Lives

A total of $500,000 in grants will be distributed to 10 to 15 millennial-led projects that leverage technology to improve conditions and learning in Latino communities as part of the recently launched VotoLatino Innovators Challenge. Read More