Remake Learning

Blog of the Pittsburgh Kids+Creativity Network

Pittsburgh Youth Speak Out to Improve Relations with Police

Pittsburgh Youth Speak Out to Improve Relations with Police

With help from the Hear Me project and Allies for Children, Pittsburgh youth led public input on hiring the city’s next police chief.

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For Urban Kids, the City is a Campus for Learning

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Learning in an urban setting makes the whole city your campus; how to improve Massive Open Online Classes; a school in Philadelphia changes how subjects are taught; 4 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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How Can We Improve MOOCs?

How Can We Improve MOOCs?

With help from Google, computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon have launched a new initiative to make massive open online courses (MOOCs) more effective. They’re starting by paying attention to learning styles.

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For Urban Kids, the City is a Campus for Learning

For Urban Kids, the City is a Campus for Learning

How four cities are using their home turf to connect more kids with learning opportunities and to document what they learn with digital badges.

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STEM-ing the Tide of Long-Term Unemployment

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

How to combat unemployment with a focus on STEM education; Family game night can help make better students; Pittsburgh wins $200k youth healthcare grant; 4 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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STEM-ing the Tide of Long-Term Unemployment

STEM-ing the Tide of Long-Term Unemployment

Strengthening STEM knowledge prepares students for the lucrative, high-demand jobs of the future.

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Making It

Making It

Eleven-year-old Caine Monroy has finally closed down his homemade cardboard box arcade. But at Assemble, a makeshop in Pittsburgh, there’s plenty of tinkering still going on.

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The Impact of After-School Arts Programs

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Studying the positive effects of after school programs; Teachers using social media to teach civics; nominate your colleagues for this year’s EdSurge awards; 5 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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