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.
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.