Kids and Digital Media
Are Kids Different Because of Digital Media?
The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative. More information is at www.digitallearning.macfound.org.
What Kids Learn When They Create With Digital Media
This forum, entitled "The Power of Youth Voice," brought together experts in digital media and learning to share their research and experiences using digital media in and outside of the classroom. Speakers included: Renee Hobbs, Founder, Media Education Lab, Temple University; Nichole Pinkard, Founder, Digital Youth Network and DePaul University professor; Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, Director, National Programs and Site Development, National Writing Project; Moderator: Connie Yowell, Director of Education, MacArthur Foundation.