Innovation across the board
PL² supercharges the goal of school administrators everywhere: figure out what works and help it spread.
Personalized engagement powered by personalized learning
How can artificial intelligence scale the power of personalized tutoring? PL² is looking for ways to amplify how Ready to Learn address the opportunity gap.
Building a bridge between home and school
How can technology help parents and families support their children’s progress in school? Families at Shaler Reserve Primary School are piloting one approach using PL².
Noticing student progress, online and off
How can educators use technology to keep track of those things they might otherwise miss? That's the question PL² is exploring with Propel Schools.
Resource Roundup: 12 ways to make learning more real
What are the practical limitations of real-world learning? How do educators balance requirements for meeting educational standards while also preparing students for careers? Who else needs to be involved in real-world learning to make it meaningful? Use these resources to bring real-world learning to your students.
Put Down The Pencils!
How one school shifted focus of learning outcomes from memorization to practical problem solving.
Carlynton Students Team Up with Covestro to Tackle Recycling in School
By grounding student learning in real-world concerns, project-based learning can make K-12 education more relevant: activating students’ potential, bridging the gap between classroom and community, and helping students develop the skills they need to become successful industry leaders, as well as globally minded citizens.
Making learning more real
Learning doesn’t have to feel separated from real life. How are Remake Learning members making learning more real for young people?
Resource Roundup: Winter 2020
The weather outside is frightful, but the learning is so delightful. Time for a roundup of winter professional development for educators, local and national conferences, grants and other funding opportunities, and learning programs for children, youth, and families
Remake Learning reflections: a tabletop podcast
Remake Learning's departing director Sunanna Chand and field director Ani Martinez share a conversation on the past, present, and future of equitable, engaging, and relevant learning in our region
Resource Roundup: 12 ways to be more culturally responsive and sustaining
What does culturally responsive and sustaining teaching look like? How do educators relate to and understand a culture other than their own in a way that is authentic and genuine? Where does CRE end and highly effective teaching begin? Use these resources to explore the theory and practice of culturally responsive and sustaining education.
Practicing Culturally Sustaining Engagement
An interview with activist, educator, and professor Dr. Tyra Good on the theory and practice of culturally responsive and sustaining education.
Leadership Academy Empowers Educators in the Practice of Culturally Responsive Arts Education
Members of Arts Education Collaborative’s Leadership Academy bring culturally responsive education practices to classrooms and organizations throughout the region.
Learning to see, hear, respect, and empower every student
Culturally responsive and sustaining educational practices are taking shape supported by decades of scholarship and experience. How are Remake Learning members making the most of these powerful practices?
Catching up with the STEAM Ecosystem
It takes a lot to bring Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math together to remake learning for each and every student. Catch up on how educators, researchers, and community builders are doing it as part of the STEAM Ecosystem.
Catching up with the Future of Work Collaborative
In a time of rapid social and technological change, how can we make sure the future of learning helps young people prepare for the future of work? Catch up on how readiness is being redefined with Marita Garrett, lead of Remake Learning’s newest working group, the Future of Work Collaborative.
Remake Learning Field Notes: June – September 2019
A seasonal update from Remake Learning director Sunanna Chand
Catching up with Remake Rural
The small towns and rural communities of southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia are frontiers of engaging, relevant, and equitable learning. Catch up with what Remake Learning Rural Outreach Coordinator Allie Mullins is learning from educators across the region.
Empowering Students through Media Advocacy
Students and program coordinators discussed how the Youth Media Advocacy Project helps empower young learners at the YMAP Public Showcase.
The Power of Student Voice
Is raising youth voice enough? How can empowering youth to raise their voices lead to meaningful leadership and the activation of youth power?
From youth voice to youth power
Adults often help youth raise their voices as a way to support creative expression and identity formation. How do we go further? There's a growing interest in building on that foundation to create real opportunities for youth take power in their lives and learning.
Discovering what’s possible in your particular place
"What makes the EdClusters model powerful is that challenges and solutions are place-based. That context can be a powerful driver for how people approach work and how it's sustained and maintained." - Cricket Fuller
Catching up with the Youth Voice Working Group
We hear a lot about Youth Voice, but what does it mean? How does it intersect with authentic learning, creative expression, and civic action? Catch up on the evolving practice of youth voice with Jess Gold, Remake Learning lead for the Youth Voice Working Group.