The Playlists for Learning Challenge, the sixth and final Digital Media and Learning Competition, has awarded eleven winning projects a total of $700,000. Winning projects will scale connected learning content and experiences to diverse local and digital audiences through the development of innovative learning playlists that close the opportunity gap and help learners succeed in today’s connected world.
Winners include youth-serving institutions, non-profit organizations, museums, libraries, school systems, and universities committed to developing and scaling connected learning playlists that can provide viable pathways to higher education and employment. Representing diverse approaches to connected learning, winning projects engage youth through a wide range of issues. These include digital citizenship, creative career readiness, urban agriculture, environmental science, computer programming, music, arts, and other interests highly relevant to youth and life-long learners.