It’s not all fun and games! Play is an important part of a child’s development

“Play is really the most natural way that children learn.”

Pittsburgh teachers and education innovations take center stage at CelebratED 

“There’s been so much innovation in birth through 12-grade education in the region, we thought, why not have something like the Academy Awards for teachers?”

What’s new in Pittsburgh school districts this year? Check it out here.

New programming, new initiatives and brand spanking new buildings add up to an exciting school year.

Research supports Pittsburgh parents’ call for later high school start times and improved scholastic performance

“There’s been a lot of resistance from a lot of school districts to even considering it.”

3 new sensory-friendly programs for Pittsburgh kids

These Pittsburgh venues are introducing new groundbreaking sensory-friendly initiatives.

9 spots where Pittsburgh kids can take a journey back in time

The region is filled with historic sites and museums that bring humdrum textbooks to life and make learning fun.

This Pittsburgh summer guide packs the 2019 season with family fun

The boredom level for kids is at a seasonal low with cool programming, outdoor activities and festivals.

Worried about summer slide? Here’s how to keep Pittsburgh kids active and sharp all season long!

It is critical for kids of all ages to stay actively engaged in learning in order to avoid summer slide

12 Pittsburgh innovations that “broke the mold” will be presented at Finland education summit

Pittsburgh has become a hub for education vision. That reputation will continue to grow as word spreads globally.

Sponsored Content Find a summer camp that fits your student’s schedule and interests at Central Catholic High School  

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5 leadership programs empowering Pittsburgh kids to step up and take charge

It’s never too early to give kids the keys to success.

RLD

300-plus (mostly free) activities spark excitement for kids through Remake Learning Days

RLD connects kids from pre-K through high school with a network of facilities where they can let their imaginations run wild.

11 ways kids can celebrate Earth Day season in Pittsburgh

One day is simply not enough to contain all the activities dedicated to Earth Day.

Meet Jason Riley, who’s closing the cultural gap with Tickets for Kids

When a kid tells you that they’re seeing the world in a new way for the first time, and reimagining what their place could be in that world, well … that’s why we do the work we do.

5 takeaways from the LEGO Ideas Conference: Unlocking the Power of Parenting

We have a shared responsibility to care for our youth. Let’s work together to make this world a great place for all children.

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Kidsburgh Hero: Pancho Timmons of PA Youth Initiative, champion of kids with disabilities

“None of our events work without companies talking to our kids about real-world issues.”

Sponsored Content Shady Side Academy Middle School: Because ‘how’ matters

Shady Side Academy believes that how you educate children is as important as what they learn.

JA Biztown

Kids rule in JA BizTown, where they learn the art of adulting

“JA BizTown is truly a dress rehearsal for life.”

G20

How do you make global friends and change your worldview? Just ask this Pittsburgh high school senior.

Before I left for China, I learned five simple phrases in Mandarin – not knowing the great impact they would soon have on my life.

How do CEOs learn about workforce issues? They go back to high school.

“CEO in the Classroom is a solid first step toward better engagement with educators to develop solutions to the workforce challenges our region is facing.”


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