Many of our current arrangements for learning are based on misunderstandings about how the brain functions, how learning takes place, and how young people naturally mature.
John Abbott, President, The 21st Century Learning Initiative

Are Kids Different Because of Digital Media?

Thu, 03/13/2008 - 15:01 -- admin

The MacArthur Foundation (USA) launched a $50 million initiative in 2006 to help determine how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. The foundation asserts that the answers are critical to developing educational and other social institutions that can meet the needs of this and future generations.

More information on [[http://www.digitallearning.macfound.org| The MacArthur Foundation website]].

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