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: 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 are on display this week across Pennsylvania
Four Future Ready Centers will be host showcase events this week during Remake Learning Days. Details here.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.