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.

New Brookings research explores the realities — and encouraging possibilities — of family-school engagement 

“It’s a real moment to transform how we do family/school engagement,” says CUE’s director. Parents “are really expecting to be more deeply engaged in their kids’ education.”

Kidsburgh Learning Guide: Helping young people use their voices

Is your child is passionate about social issues or looking to have a voice in their community? There are many ways to support that goal right here in Pittsburgh. 

Expert advice on helping kids get creative with arts projects

How can parents help support their kids’ creativity around things related to the arts? 

15 ways to donate (or receive) essential back-to-school supplies in Pittsburgh

When kids are equipped with the learning tools they need, they participate more in class and have more academic success.

Kidsburgh Learning Guide: Making the most of maker learning

Kids can discover what it means to be a maker throughout Pittsburgh.

Kidsburgh Learning Guide: Discovering the joy of outdoor learning

Pittsburgh is full of great opportunities to explore outdoors — and build knowledge about science, math and the environment along the way. 

5 ways parents can combine reading with play, an essential part of learning

This summer reading list pairs playful activities with books to keep kids learning all summer long.

Explore art through family-friendly activities around Pittsburgh

Yu-Ling Behr joins Mikey Hood and Celina Pompeani on Pittsburgh Today Live to look at family-friendly art resources around Pittsburgh. For the full guide of art learning resources, take a […]

Kidsburgh Learning Guide: All about art

A guide to the many free or inexpensive ways for families to bring more visual art into their lives and help kids build a lifelong passion for creating.


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