The inaugural OTIS cohort: Pictured from left: Dr. Chuck Herring, D'Naiscia Ennis, Jovanna Joseph, Dr. Katina January-Vance of Howard University, Daejah Parks and Jasmine Montgomery.

This innovative program is bringing tomorrow’s Teachers of Color to Pittsburgh today

Representation matters. And thanks to this new program, the lack of teachers of color in the Pittsburgh area may change.

martial arts in Pittsburgh

Through martial arts, Pittsburgh kids gain skills that last a lifetime

Kids learn impressive physical skills in martial arts class. But it’s the skills you can’t see that will last a lifetime.

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Local expert: 6 ways your food choices can help lower stress and support mental health

There are no magic foods for boosting your mood. But these ideas can help lower stress and support good mental health.

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8 fun (and free!) events for families this weekend, from outdoor adventures to indoor neuroscience

Looking for cool stuff to do this weekend with kids? Kidsburgh has you covered.

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Guest editor Julius Boatwright on community mental health and how we can help young people be well 

Expert advice on helping your children — and yourself — be mentally healthy and well.

Grilled Cheese at Bier's Pub. Photo by Sally Quinn.

9 best places for grilled cheese sandwiches (the ultimate kid-friendly food!) in Pittsburgh

Hungry for grilled cheese, the ultimate kid-friendly food? Our friends at NEXT tracked down the top choices in Pittsburgh!

Moonshot Museum rendering courtesy of Astrobotic

The Moonshot Museum is coming to the North Side and it looks incredibly cool

“Because the Moonshot Museum is co-located at Astrobotic, visitors will have access to all the contributors who make space exploration happen.”

Photo of Kidsburgh Kind Kid Laurel Liprando courtesy of Ashley Liprando

Meet this week’s Kidsburgh Kind Kid: Laurel Liprando

Meet this week’s Kidsburgh Kind Kid, a preschooler who lends a hand to make life better for others!

Duquesne classroom photo courtesy of Remake Learning's Tomorrow campaign.

That sound you hear? It’s silos breaking down in Pittsburgh’s education community.

In districts around the Pittsburgh region, new collaborations are changing lives. Here’s how.

Photo of students watching "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" courtesy of the Fred Rogers Center.

Kindness in the Neighborhood: Educators around the world are bringing Mister Rogers’ wisdom into their daily work

Educators’ Neighborhood, an initiative at the Fred Rogers Center, helps educators around the world bring Fred Rogers’ messages into their teaching.

Family-friendly Halloween fun going on in the Pittsburgh area!

Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Cheng highlights fun Halloween activities!

Using Google Classroom

Using Google Classroom: Check out Common Sense Media’s guide to learn all about it

Are your kids using Google Classroom? Then you should know how to use it, too.

8 awesome things to do this weekend (most of them free!) with kids in Pittsburgh

We’ve gathered a list of cool ideas for weekend fun just for Pittsburgh families.

Meet this week’s Kidsburgh Kind Kid: Jeona Parson

Kidsburgh Kind Kids are out making our community a better place each day. Tells us about the Kind Kid in your life!

Is your kid the next George Romero? Find out during this filmmaking contest.

The George Romero Foundation competition is open to local students ages 9 to 16 who want to write, film and edit their own Halloween-themed movie.

Want to connect with your kids? Make the most of family dinners.

Family dinners can give kids a safe place to share their feelings. Local experts give us advice on making the most of this opportunity.

4 ways Pittsburgh is reshaping the future of teacher professional development

What are we teaching our teachers? In the Pittsburgh region, that question has new and innovative answers.

Photo of Ella Boyers used by permission from Ella's mother Jennifer Connelly.

Meet this week’s Kidsburgh Kind Kid: Ella Boyers

Our latest Kidsburgh Kind Kid chose to make her neighborhood a more beautiful place. Here’s how.

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10 great local farms for pumpkin-picking, hayrides and all kinds of fall fun

Check out our list of great pumpkin-picking farms offering tons of fall fun all around the Pittsburgh region!

30 (not scary) kid-friendly events for Halloween fun in Pittsburgh

Halloween in Pittsburgh can be all about silly fun instead of creepy terror with these kid-friendly events.