Librarians Lead the Way to Digital Literacy

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Librarians have been on the front lines of information literacy for years, putting them in a prime position to help youth learn to navigate a complex and growing world of digital information and news.

YOUmedia Teens Make Their Creative Mark

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When Chancellor Bennett was suspended during his senior year at Jones College Prep in 2011, few would have guessed that just two years later he would be featured in major news publications and headlining Lollapalooza. During the ten-day suspension, Bennett, who is now more commonly known as “Chance the Rapper,” took to Chicago’s YOUmedia space to […]

Carry the summer spirit on through the school year

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Educator Innovator was launched at the Department of Education’s Re-imagining Education Summit, and within days the Summer of Making and Connecting was underway. And now it’s time to carry the spirit of the summer back into the school year. Thousands of educators across all kinds of institutions—from schools and universities, libraries and museums, and community-based […]

Are You Ready for the Summer of Making and Connecting?

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The Summer of Making and Connecting organizes hundreds of events, projects, and programs in communities across the nation, around the world, and online to help people connect learning to their interests and to enable teachers to learn from and network with their innovative peers. The campaign brings together organizations from the worlds of DIY, making, […]

Connect with Educator Innovators All Year Long

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Whether your interests are in DIY or STEM, digital media and arts, or youth civic engagement, you’ve benefitted all summer from great colleagues. So why not maintain those connections into the school year? Educator Innovators are committed to creative and connected learning for all. Educator Innovator is a network of networks, and together the partners in […]