Global Kids’ Edge Project: A Report


(Excerpt from the Introduction)

The Edge Project was an initiative of Global Kids, Inc., funded by the MacArthur Foundation. It aimed to expand the capacity of civic and cultural institutions to use digital media as innovative educational platforms that engage youth in learning and promote youth civic participation.
More specifically, the Edge Project was interested in civic and cultural institutions bringing cutting- edge digital media into their youth educational programs. It was equally interested in where this type of programming can be a disruptive force challenging the educators and/or the institutional cultural to work on the edge of their comfort level.
At the end of the day, we wanted to better understand the following question: How do institutions find their balance working on this edge?

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Publication Date: 
October 24, 2012