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Henry Jenkins invites us to be innovative!

I’ve written here often about the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning initiative, which has funded our Project nml. The Foundation has made a 50 million dollar commitment over the next five years to help foster a field devoted to understanding “the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life” through their use of new and emerging media technologies. So far, the Foundation has tended to hand select researchers and community leaders to participate in the initiative, but earlier this month, they announced an open competition designed to identify innovative projects which might make a difference in this space….

Confessions of an Aca/Fan: The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins: Digital Media and Learning Competition Announced

So– if you’re out there and you’re always confused at WHY people haven’t stumbled into your briliancy and innovative knowledge regarding kids, learning, and the net/gaming… then WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

If only I could clone myself… this would be a VERY fun/interesting adventure to partake!!!

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