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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

"Connie Yowell on Digital Media and Learning, Then and Now"

Spotlight on Digital Media & Learning
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Initiative to Explore Impact of Informal Science Learning

An international initiative called Science Learning+ will provide $15 million to support research about learning outside the classroom, exploring the most effective practices and building the evidence in this area. The initiative is the result of ... Read More
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New Alliance to Push for Connected Learning

The MacArthur-supported Connected Learning Alliance is expected to grow and already involves more than three dozen organizations, including the Mozilla Foundation, MIT Media Lab, National Writing Project and YOUmedia. Read More

"Make Learning Relevant: Connie Yowell"

Connected Learning Alliance
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Connected Learning Among LittleBigPlanet 2 Players

This case report examines the popular video game that allows players to create their own costumes, games, and worlds and finds that player demographic differences, among other factors, can enable and constrain learning opportunities. Read More
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Chicago Expands City of Learning Initiative to Year-Round

The City of Chicago will expand its City of Learning Initiative to a year-round set of free activities and learning opportunities for youth, providing learning opportunities connected to their interests when school is not in session. Read More

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May 4 Webinar: Reflections on National Campaign Coverage: Challenges and Opportunities in the 2016 Presidential Race
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Reflections on National Campaign Coverage: Challenges and Opportunities in the 2016 Presidential Race
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PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs: Engaging Gen Z with Video Journalism for Students by Students
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