As we prepare our youth for the future, we are well aware that learning is quite different for them than it was for us at their age. Studies predict that more than half of the children born today will be working in a field that doesn’t even exist yet. So how do we teach our youth differently to prepare them for the unknown?
In Pittsburgh, the Remake Learning Network is leading the way in reimagining learning, and you can read about it here. You can also find the best events, programs and activities for kids to learn creatively, and connect with members of Remake Learning to get involved.
The Remake Learning Network is a collaboration of more than 200 schools, museums, libraries, early learning centers, and out-of-school organizations across the region that is helping kids acquire the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become future ready.
While we may not know what the future will look like, we can prepare our youth to think creatively and to explore fearlessly. Visit remakelearning.org to learn how to join this network, download the Remake Learning Playbook and access a calendar of upcoming events.
Game Jam -- a free night of fun and games -- attracts kids who love science and technology.
Google is helping schools move forward with “Making Spaces,” a project developed to help create more interactive, engaging learning experiences for kids.
“Chess is more than just a game that people play for fun or over checkers," says Ashley Priore, 17, who teaches kids to play. "It’s a global tool, education system, and female empowerment movement."
A spirited high school senior, who lost both parents, succeeds academically and personally. Her participation in a SXSWedu panel on Remake Learning exemplifies her drive.
Kids will find hours of distracting fun at the Duquesne Light Home & Garden Show.
Students' 100 Days project at Quaker Valley Middle School helps students to develop skills and dispositions that can influence them to see service as a part of who they are as developing individuals.