Pittsburgh’s Top 10 Baby Books will delight infants — and their adult readers, too
Babies love snuggling in a cozy lap and paging through a good book. Here are 10 books that are sure to charm.
Join the Pittsburgh family volunteer challenge at Be My Neighbor Day
Volunteering is so easy, even kids can do it – and families do it best together, says The United Way of Southwestern PA
White House recognizes local STEM learning efforts
Pittsburgh-based organizations lead growing movement to bring STEM learning (science, technology, engineering and math) to America’s youngest children.
Witness a beautiful day in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, past and present
Vintage photos bring the early days of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood to life, while families of volunteers prep for Be My Neighbor Day on March 19th.
Nominate young mentors for an “I Do What I Can” Award by Jan. 22
In honor of National Mentoring month, nominate a young mentor who has a knack for helping out peers.
Screening of “Most Likely to Succeed” and discussion to encourage rethinking our schools
“Most Likely to Succeed” is being shown to encourage thought and conversation about learning in Pittsburgh, and to hear what teachers, parents and children want from education.
Smart Cities: Fred Rogers exemplified Pittsburgh’s innovative mindset
Pittsburgh’s “special sauce,” the thing that makes it unique, is its people. Fred Rogers was a shining example.
7 great family-friendly day trips near Pittsburgh
Ready to hit the road? Enjoy these seven fun day trips, all within a three-hour drive of Downtown Pittsburgh.
Gregg Behr’s commencement speech to WVU
“It’s easy to say ‘It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.’ Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.”
Top 10 best books for babies for 2015
Looking for some summer reading? Here are the ten best new books for babies according to local experts.
Be My Neighbor Day: a community service event for the whole family
Join Daniel Tiger for a day of family-friendly community service with your neighbors.
5 Pittsburgh early childhood educators who can change your family’s life
Kidsburgh is proud to recognize five Pittsburgh early childhood educators who are changing our lives for the better–one family at a time.
Kids+Creativity poised for more powerful impact here, internationally
As Kids+Creativity enters its fourth year, it’s become “a machine that’s really churning now,” in “a city focused on education like no other.” And it’s gaining international recognition for Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh shows the way
Gregg Behr of the Grable Foundation tells the Harvard Family Research Project and the American Alliance of Museums how to remake learning.
Pittsburgh media partners to spotlight the region’s drive to remake learning
Pittsburgh’s drive to remake learning Pittsburgh is at the forefront of a revolutionary movement in learning and education that will be spotlighted throughout the year by four Pittsburgh media organizations—Pop […]
Bus stop, wet day, let’s try WORD PLAY
Waiting is one of the toughest things for kids to do. WORD PLAY, a new bus stop game from The Fred Rogers Company, aims to make it fun and educational instead. […]
The Children’s Innovation Project: a tale of one classroom
The Children’s Innovation Project When Junlei Li entered Melissa Butler’s kindergarten class in spring 2012 with a video camera, Butler didn’t realize Li was focusing his lens mostly on her. […]
Fred Forward leaps into kids’ digital-media future
The latest Fred Forward Conference on June 3-5 — run by the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College — drew 160 people from […]
Spark + (Kids+Creativity) = New opportunities for kids’ learning and tech
Kids+Creativity has long been a resource for Pittsburghers whose work is at the intersection of technology, learning and play. Now, with the Kids+Creativity network newly placed under the direction of Spark […]
Carl Kurlander produces a new documentary on the avant-garde movement, “Kidsburgh”
What began as a seed planted by Fred Rogers and a breakfast brainstorming meeting of several colleagues has grown into an avant-garde group of nearly 300 education and tech people […]