SLB Radio’s Open Studio welcomes tweens and teens who want to learn podcasting
At SLB Radio’s Open Studio, the friendly staff is ready to help kids explore the world of audio creation — and it’s free!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania facing challenges to fulfill its mission
Details on the past, present and future of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania.
SLB Radio’s RADcast program teaches teens media skills — and life skills, too
Check out all that teens are learning in the RADcast program. (And find out how to sign up your student.)
What’s mentoring in Pittsburgh really like? Read our interview with Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor Malissa Seman.
We’ve asked local mentors to give us the inside scoop on mentoring in Pittsburgh. Check out their stories.
What’s mentoring in Pittsburgh really like? Check out our interview with Open Field mentor Ezra Dubowitz.
We’ve asked local mentors to give us the inside scoop on mentoring in Pittsburgh. Check out their answers.
Guest Editor Bill Strickland on the simple way you can change a child’s life
Guest editor Bill Strickland: “We need to lift each other up. And we can. There is so much we can do.”
Around the world, learning ecosystems are changing lives — especially in Pittsburgh
From Pittsburgh to Doncaster, learning ecosystems are building relationships, changing lives and reshaping the future of education.
After-school activities in Pittsburgh help kids learn about themselves
After-school activities in Pittsburgh go way beyond sports to include everything from tech and maker learning to chess classes.
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.”
Worried about summer slide? These 11 Pittsburgh programs will prevent brain drain in your kids
Summer break doesn’t mean a break from learning. Kids will love these fun brainy activities.
New Allegheny County Department of Children Initiatives to direct funding to preschool and afterschool programs
“All of Allegheny County’s children and families deserve comprehensive, equitable and high-quality early learning and out-of-school-time services if we are to continue to build our county’s reputation.”
Kidsburgh Hero Sasha Likhachev created Teens4Tutors to help kids during the pandemic
“Middle school-aged students look up to and admire high school-aged students, so having a mentor or tutor who is an enthusiastic learner can be inspirational for them.”
Pittsburgh learning hubs, built through teamwork, are here for you
Each family has different needs, so the community must be ready to respond in a wide range of ways.
11 groups ready to help Pittsburgh families, from learning hubs to child care subsidies
From mentoring and tutoring to free school supplies and aid, these Pittsburgh groups are here to help.
9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from escape rooms to baby lion cubs
We love playtime that involves a mix of physical activity and mental challenges.
As learning innovation grows, a fresh approach to ‘summer melt’ emerges in Pittsburgh
Over summer break, kids may lose up to 25 percent of what they learned during the school year.
7 things to do with kids (at home) this week in Pittsburgh, from meeting Dumbledore to junk mail inspiration
You’ll have as much fun as your kids dipping into these projects.
After-school JAM Club promotes entrepreneurship and giving back
There are now 20 JAM Clubs across Pennsylvania and four in other states.
School 2 Career opens the door to bright futures for its ‘CEO’ teens
“We just don’t give up — we can’t. We might be that only voice pushing.”
Peer-to-peer mentoring empowers kids to help one another
“It’s probably not easy to open up to adult, but opening up to someone your age is relatable,”