Startable empowers entrepreneurial kids to turn ideas into businesses

“We want them constantly looking at different things and thinking, ‘What can I make out of that?’ Or, ‘Here’s a problem; how do I fix that?’”

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: How to make your own knitting loom and start knitting

Any day is a fun time for a Maker Monday activity.

Future Ready Career Centers

Future Ready Career Centers are on display this week across Pennsylvania

Four Future Ready Centers will be host showcase events this week during Remake Learning Days. Details here.

remaking tomorrow

With help from KnowledgeWorks and SLB Radio, local teens take over the Remaking Tomorrow podcast

“From a young person’s perspective, how do they think about equity?” Find out on Remaking Tomorrow.

Maker Monday: Let’s try making our own watercolor paints from old markers

Maker Monday fun: Did you know you could create new colors of paint from dried up markers? Here’s how.

With $15,000 grant, WQED Steeltown Film Academy develops content for kids, created by kids

Each grant recipient is tasked to collaborate with kids to create public media content for tweens and teens.

remake learning days

During Remake Learning Days in Westmoreland County, free events bring fun with robots, environmental chemistry and more

During Remake Learning Days (May 12-23 in southwestern PA), Norwin schools will host six events in Westmoreland County.

Remake Learning Days runs through May 23 with more than 175 hands-on learning events

The Remake Learning Days festival begins in Southwestern PA on May 12. Get all the details here.

Carnegie’s Library Park is now open: Here’s why you should visit

Library Park opens up the front entrance of the “Carnegie Carnegie” with a long green lawn screened by 25 new trees.

pandemic learning gap

Student-teachers and K-12 students help each other close pandemic learning gaps

This program provides “high-dosage” tutoring to K-12 students in under-resourced neighborhoods, while giving student-teachers hours of hands-on tutoring experience.

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s Try Building With Cardboard! 

Check out this week’s Maker Monday craft project.

Hosanna House launches kids into high-flying careers with new Center for Aviation Technology and Training

Along with flight simulation on airplanes, helicopters and drones in the training lab, an outdoor play space opens this summer with a rocket ship, a real airplane and a drone landing pad.

outdoor learning

5 great places for outdoor learning fun in Pennsylvania and Ohio

Outdoor learning options abound in the western PA region. Check out our guide.

9 immersive career programs in Pittsburgh where kids can experience jobs firsthand

These programs connect kids to professions from engineering and veterinary medicine to scientific research and teaching.

Carnegie Museum of Art’s hands-on Art Connection classes have inspired local kids for decades

Check out this long-running series of classes at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

KDKA: Parents as Allies continues building empathy and connection in local communities

The Parents as Allies research project is encouraging and funding new ideas for real engagement between parents and schools.

Photo courtesy of Remake Learning.

Everything we need to build a brighter Tomorrow

After 18 months, Remake Learning’s Tomorrow campaign has developed a framework for learning in our fast-changing world that’s focused on justice, methods, and relationships.

Photo courtesy of Remake Learning.

Personalized learning looks different in every district - -  just like the students it supports

How working groups, Moonshot Grants and dedicated educators are changing the face of personalized learning.

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.

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.


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