Youth who pursue their interests on the internet are more likely to be engaged in civic and political issues, according to a new study of student Internet usage by a group of civic learning scholars. Read More
The latest in a series of MacArthur reports on digital media and learning examines the ways in which afterschool programs, libraries, and museums are using technology to support extracurricular learning. Read More
The Chicago Board of Education approved CICS ChicagoQuest's application to open the first of three planned 6-12th grade charter public schools designed to prepare the thinkers that tomorrow needs – creative, flexible, collaborative, and innovative. Read More
The Institute of Museum and Library Services and MacArthur today announced a request for proposals for a cooperating partner to coordinate and manage a national grant competition that will fund the creation of up to 30 ... Read More
From cell phone and video games to Facebook and YouTube, digital media are changing the way young people play and socialize in the 21st century.
In this video, education experts say digital technologies could transform the ... Read More
Writing in the Huffington Post, MacArthur grantee Mimi Ito at the University of California, Irvine, discusses "what it would take to get alignment between the energy that kids bring to video games, text messaging, and social ... Read More
In an interview, MacArthur grantee Henry Jenkins, of the University of Southern California, said that the Harry Potter Alliance, an online fan group, is demonstrating a "powerful new model for getting young people involved in the ... Read More