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At Café Momentum, teens learn lessons in restauranteering — and life.
Photo above courtesy of Café Momentum. We’ve heard a lot about the uptick in violence among young people in the Pittsburgh region recently including shootings and fights in all kinds […]
#BeKind21 continues: Hear what local kids are saying about kindness
The Pittsburgh region is now one week into the #BeKind21 campaign, and kids explain why that matters.
It’s kindness season, and you can be a part of #BeKind21. Here’s how.
#BeKind21 is about inspiring as many people as possible to be kind this September.
Daniel Tiger is turning 10! We’ve got all the details about PBS KIDS’ 10th-anniversary celebration.
Here’s the scoop on all the 10th anniversary Daniel Tiger fun coming up soon!
L.A.U.N.C.H. leadership program for girls in Pittsburgh propels them toward STEM careers
PTC’s leadership program for girls in Pittsburgh offers skill-building, networking and plenty of inspiration.
A little kindness goes a long way: Teaching kids about autism and other disabilities
Christina Abernethy on the importance of teaching kids about autism and other disabilities, so they can treat others with respect.
TeenBloc students speak out on vital issues in their latest ‘zine
The teens focused on things impacting them directly, including one of the biggest issues facing young people today — social and emotional health.
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.
Learn & Earn is open: Here’s how to get kids signed up
Teens can find tons of summer jobs doing everything from urban gardening to website creation.
Guest Editor Leah Lizarondo on the ‘super-happy process’ of helping other Pittsburghers
Inspiring thoughts from 412 Food Rescue’s co-founder and CEO Leah Lizarondo, this month’s Kidsburgh Guest Editor!
4 simple ways to help kids (and parents) get more organized this year
UPMC’s Amanda Ozanich shares practical strategies for getting organized and making bedtime routines and school mornings smoother for the whole family.
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.
JAMbethekindkid, Inc. continues to set off chain reactions of kindness
Kindness is something that can not only benefit others whenever you do it, but also benefits yourself.
How to build character strengths and life skills with quality media
“All television is educational television. The question is, what is it teaching?”
8 kid-friendly cooking class options in Pittsburgh
Learning to prepare meals is just the tip of the iceberg lettuce. Every recipe tackled is a complete STEM lesson.
EdCorps Real World Scholars develops kid entrepreneurs to lead tomorrow’s business world
“There’s just endless support for it, from students, from parents, from the community, from administrators,”
Brown Mamas develops Grow Mama Grow, a database of community courses taught by moms
Brown Mamas inspires mothers, teaching them life lessons.
Must read for parents: Mister Rogers’ lessons for raising ‘curious, creative, caring kids’
“Fred Rogers was a learning scientist of his day.”
PA Mother of the Year Heather Starr Fiedler offers great advice on raising kids
“We learn as we go and hope we’re doing a good job.”
PE teacher Craig Shapiro’s Project FUEL life lesson promotes simple acts of philanthropy
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