“When you look at the trajectory of what the Education Partnership has accomplished, going from zero to 45,000 students today, that's remarkable.”
“The goal of this really is to avoid the summer slump. And help parents realize that learning can happen in everyday spaces.”
“Making this commitment forces you to slow down and put yourself first."
“Our approach is history should be fun. If kids are having fun, they'll be learning in the process.”
“The great thing about game-making is that anyone can enjoy playing games. Therefore, anyone can make them. It feels so fulfilling to make your own, and especially to win.”
“We all believe that by investing in our kids ... we’re investing in the future of our region. We’re providing kids better opportunities. We’re providing a brighter future for the region.”
“We believe that anyone who hears the story of a Holocaust survivor or victim becomes a witness.”
Set reasonable limits for screens that allow for family time and other important activities, and incorporate media and tech in ways that bring the family together.
“She’s just one of those people who values giving her students a broader experience. She’s always giving students opportunities, and she’s always up for anything.”
Kids who participate in after-school programs are proven to have better social skills, self-esteem and attitudes. They demonstrate better classroom behavior, model leadership skills, and ultimately, have fun while learning with their peers.
What could school be? Education innovator Ted Dintersmith shares insights in Pittsburgh visit (airing on C-SPAN)Posted on: May 06, 2018
“Kids are trusting us to give them school experiences that will open life’s doors for them. I feel like too often we’re putting them into situations where we’re not opening those doors.”
Cartoons can highlight important issues in real life, from race to gentrification to environmental problems in society.