The Power of Youth Voice:
What Kids Learn When They
Create with Digital Media
November 28, 2009
6 - 7 p.m. Reception
7 - 8 p.m. Panel discussion & forum
The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the National Writing Project and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation invite you to participate in a public forum in Philadelphia, on November 18, about the potential for learning through engagement with digital media.
The forum will bring together experts in digital media and learning to share their research and experiences using digital media in and outside of the classroom. Speakers include:
Renee Hobbs, Founder, Media Education Lab, Temple University
Nichole Pinkard, Founder, Digital Youth Network and DePaul University professor
Elyse Eldman-Aadahl, Director, National Programs and Site Development, National Writing Project
Moderator: Connie Yowell, Director of Education, MacArthur Foundation
The event will be broadcast live on the MacArthur website, and it will be simulcast into the virtual world of Second Life. To register for the event the in Philadelphia, or to learn more about watching it live or participating in Second Life, visit the Woodrow Wilson website.
The MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, the Foundation works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society.
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Phone: (312) 726-8000 | TDD: (312) 920-6285 | www.macfound.org | firstname.lastname@example.org
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