Remake Learning

Blog of the Pittsburgh Kids+Creativity Network

The Common Core Meets the Maker Movement

The Common Core Meets the Maker Movement

How do maker projects jibe with the requirements of the new Common Core?

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How Arts Education Can Help Today’s Students Become Critical, Creative Thinkers

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Using arts education alongside STEM to create critical, creative thinkers; Reflections from the White House Education Game Jam; Q&A with Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; 15 new upcoming events & opportunities.

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Your STEM Back to School Reading List

Your STEM Back to School Reading List

As the school year gets underway, there is growing attention on the importance of STEM learning for our students and our economy. Here are (at least) seven readings to get you up to speed.

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How Arts Education Can Help Today’s Students Become Critical, Creative Thinkers

How Arts Education Can Help Today’s Students Become Critical, Creative Thinkers

Arts leaders gather in Pittsburgh for the Arts Education Partnership National Forum.

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Teaching Kids to Think Like Computer Scientists, Without Using Computers

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Computer science education is good for more than just computer scientists; Why where learning takes places matters; Pittsburgh schools to cut K-5 standardized testing by almost half; 15 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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Mozilla’s Maker Parties Teach Web to the World

Mozilla’s Maker Parties Teach Web to the World

Pittsburgh’s Mozilla Maker Party was one of thousands of parties held around the globe this summer teaching web literacy to average citizens through hands-on maker projects.

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Teaching Kids to Think Like Computer Scientists, Without Using Computers

Teaching Kids to Think Like Computer Scientists, Without Using Computers

Technology is changing faster than many of us can blink. But the need for a grounding in computational thinking is here to stay.

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Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Translating digital learning tools from the lab to the classroom; Why technology alone can’t change teaching; Taking a look inside the gamification trend; 8 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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