- Chicago, IL: YOUmedia Chicago
- Chicago, IL: YOUmedia Chicago - Richard M. Daley Branch
- Chicago, IL: YOUmedia Chicago - Rudy Lozano Branch
- Chicago, IL: YOUmedia Chicago - Thurgood Marshall Branch
- Miami, FL: YOUmedia Miami
- New York, NY: YOUmedia programs at the DreamYard Art Center
- Washington, DC: ARTLAB+
- Learning Labs Projects
- Allentown, PA: Da Vinci Discovery Center
- Berkeley, CA: TechHive
- Billings, MT: Parmly Billings Library
- Columbia, MD: Howard County Library
- Columbus, OH: Metropolitan Library
- Dallas, TX: Dallas Museum of Art
- Houston, TX: Museum of Fine Arts
- Kansas City, MO: Public Library
- Las Vegas, NV: Las Vegas-Clark County Library District
- Lynn, MA: Public Library
- Madison, WI: KidShare
- Nashville, TN: Public Library
- New York, NY: NYSCI
- Philadelphia, PA: Free Library of Philadelphia
- Pittsburgh, PA: The Labs @ Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
- Portland, OR: OMSI
- Poughkeepsie, NY: MediaLab
- Richmond, VA: Innovation Studio
- Rochester, NY: Cypher Productions @ Teen Central
- San Francisco, CA: Public Library
- St. Paul. MN: Public Library
- Thornton, CO: Rangeview Library District
- Tucson, AZ: Pima County Public Library
- Tuscaloosa, AL: Discovery Learning Lab
- Contact Us
Below are resources that may be useful in your efforts to engage youth in learning, with digital media at the core.
Members of the Connected Learning Research Network have launched two websites that offer research, blogs, video and weekly webinars for educators, researchers, policymakers, youth workers, and parents:
Austin, M., and Richards, K. (2010). Supporting young new media producers across learning spaces: A longitudinal study of the Digital Youth Network. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, 2, 203-210. New Brunswick, NJ: International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS).
Barron, B., Gomez, K., Martin, C. K., & Pinkard, N. (Eds.) (in press). Excelling in the new millennium: Making spaces for urban youth to create with new media. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Davidson, C., Goldberg, D., & Jones, Z. (2009). The future of learning institutions in a digital age. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Gardner, H., Straughn, C., and Weigel, M. (2009). Multiple worlds: Adolescents, new digital media, and shifts in habits of mind. [pdf] Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, Goodwork Project.
Herr-Stephenson, B. et al. (2011). Digital media and technology in afterschool programs, libraries, and museums. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Ito, M., et al.. (2009). Living and learning with new media: Summary of findings from the Digital Youth Project. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
OECD, Connected Minds: How Technology Influences Learners (Brookings Institution Press, forthcoming).
Salen, K. (2011, March 24). Computer games don’t rot the brain: They help us learn. TheAtlantic.com.
Documentation & Evaluation
Austin, K., Ehrlich, S. B., Puckett, C., & Singleton, J. (2011). YOUmedia Chicago: Reimagining learning, literacies, and libraries, a snapshot of year 1. Chicago: Consortium on Chicago School Research, University of Chicago.