Afterschool programs can help your child succeed — and schools are beginning to notice

Afterschool programs are a place where kids are kept safe, “but also kids are learning there, whether it’s formal instruction or informal instruction.”

Missed the first ‘So Now What?’ webinar? Catch it here with insight from Dr. Megan Freeman.

Dr. Freeman shares reliable, evidence-based information about COVID-19 to help parents navigate back-to-school.

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from a ‘Jurassic Park’ Watch Party to Pop Art Pop Ups

Seeking a well-balanced life for your family? You’ve got it covered here.

Teaching tomorrow’s teachers: Imagining the future of professional development for educators

How can teachers keep moving forward each year, learning new things and sharing knowledge with each other — especially during a time of unprecedented change?

Remake Learning asks: What might tomorrow bring for learning in America?

“There’s a sense of hope that this is an opportunity to create a future that we want to see.”

Frustrated with remote learning? AIU launches Google Classroom workshops for parents

The virtual workshops came about from school district requests for help.  

Pittsburgh school districts are finding innovative ways to support kids during coronavirus closings

“Education is an important part of it, but the human aspect of it is, too. We want to make sure our families are OK.”

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Love your teachers? Nominate them to the Pittsburgh Pirates All Stars team!

“Recognizing outstanding teachers establishes a culture that rewards excellence in teaching and validates the work of the teacher.”

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CS for PGH pushes kids to picture their future as computer scientists

STEM teaches kids that you can fail and try again. That’s when innovation happens.

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Power of invention energizes kids at Pittsburgh STEAM Showcase

“It’s such an exciting time for education in our region. The STEAM Showcase is an opportunity to see firsthand the great work being done by students and teachers.”

Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Virtual reality really hit the consumer market about a year ago, and for the first time, it’s at a price point that schools can afford. The Allegheny Intermediate Unit has […]


Suburban Allegheny County leads state in standardized test score improvement

After scores plummeted statewide on last year’s Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), Allegheny County has universally increased exam results across its jurisdiction this year.

AIU STEAM Showcase

AIU showcase celebrates STEAM learning

The AIU STEAM Showcase open house demonstrates how innovators, educators and philanthropists use science, technology, engineering, art and math to transform education.


Your go-to guide to autism services in Pittsburgh

From preschools and family outings to support and awareness events, the Pittsburgh autism community offers an abundance of resources for parents.

Video: Parents praise creative learning through technology at Elizabeth Forward schools

From the Dream Factory to the SMALLab, Elizabeth Forward parents praise the creative and fun ways their kids are learning through technology in this video.

Kidsburgh CREATES: STEAM projects with Nina Barbuto of Assemble

Nina Barbuto of Assemble teaches us three fun DIY STEAM projects for children.

Children dancing at the AIU Latino Family Center

Building community at the new Latino Family Center in Hazelwood

At the new Latino Family Center in Hazelwood, families come together to learn, grow and strengthen their community.

Students from Quaker Valley School District work in robotics

Regional school districts poised to move full STEAM ahead

28 Pittsburgh-area school districts were recently awarded grants for projects in electronics, sustainable farming, virtual reality and more.

Changing school to fit a changing world

Finland is revamping its education system to focus on interdisciplinary “topics” versus traditional “subjects.” Could this work in the US too?

7 ways to celebrate Month of the Young Child with your little ones

This April Pittsburgh celebrates Month of the Young Child with a full lineup of fun and educational activities for families with small children.