A special message from Anne Sekula
Outgoing director of Remake Learning Anne Sekula shares reflections on the impact Remake Learning has made in her life, both personally and professionally.
Which way is up? Trying VR and AR in the classroom.
Could your classroom use a dose of reality? Try these recommended resources for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
Journeys to Personalized Learning, Maker 2.0 and Project-based Learning
Dispatches from Remake Learning’s delegation to iNACOL 2017
Pittsburgh Teen Brain Report: Kids can make better decisions than we expect [via Kidsburgh]
Under ideal circumstances, teens can make rational, well-thought-out decisions about as well as adults can. No really, science backs that up!
Opening Doors and Reducing Barriers
How FAME expands educational opportunities for African American students through scholarships to attend independent schools, ongoing mentorship to support individual growth, and leadership development opportunities.
Out of school time vs. in school learning, Is it all that different?
How time as a digital literacy mentor in out-of-school spaces helped Erin Cawley become a more flexible, open minded educator in her current school setting.
Making space for making
How educators are bringing maker education into schools across the nation (including right here in the Pittsburgh region) with the help of The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, MakerEd, and Google.
What’s it take to go from 'Rec Center' to 'Tech Center'?
Cities gather in Washington, DC to trade insights on efforts to enhance municipal recreation centers with maker and tech-enhanced learning
Connecting with the Hive Global community at MozFest
A couple of weeks ago, a coterie of Pittsburghers joined more than 1,600 people from around the world at the 2014 Mozilla Festival in London, UK.
Chocolate and Educational Technology Unite!
Report from the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference: the use of technology is increasing in schools across Pennsylvania
The Transformation of the Elizabeth Forward School District
The transformation marking Elizabeth-Forward High School’s recent renovation warrants more than literary description and admiration, it might justify a school name change to “FORWARD Elizabeth!”
Recap of FredForward 2012
The Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College hosted the 2012 FredForward conference Sunday, June 3rd to Tuesday, June 5th.
Young Makers hard at work in the Children's Museum MakeShop
The YouthALIVE after school program at the Children’s Museum is inspiring a new generation of DIY creators and innovators. Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades at Pittsburgh Allegheny 6 – 8 A Traditional Academy have been working in the Museum’s new MakeShop on all sorts of hands-on creative projects. These young Makers will have […]
Digital Literacy & Education Conference at the Falk School on November 12
Check out the Digital Literacy & Education Conference, an exciting event focused on asking the most challenging questions facing education in the digital age. The Western Pa Writing Project, the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education and the Falk Laboratory School are pleased to invite educators, students, parents, youth workers and community stakeholders to participate […]
DML Competition Deadline Extended
The MacArthur Foundation has extended the submission Badges deadline of the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition. The new deadline for Stage 1 Submissions is 5pm PST on Monday, November 14, 2011. See the timeline below for the new dates: Visit the DML Competition website for more details on how to apply.
Register for the Regional Arts Education Day
Our friends at Arts Education Collaborative invite you to attend the 2011 Regional Arts Education Day on Monday, October 10th. In the words of the Arts Education Collaborative: Regional Arts Education Day 2011 will provide an opportunity for educators, administrators, artists, cultural organizations, and policy makers in Southwestern Pennsylvania to come together in order to […]
KaBoom! founder Darrel Hammond in Pittsburgh October 14
Darell Hammond: KaBoom!: How One Man Built a Movement October 14, 2011 3:30-5:00 p.m. Schenley Ballroom, Holiday Inn University Center, 100 Lytton Avenue Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership, GSPIA and the Institute for Social Innovation, CMU present Darell Hammond, Founder and CEO of KaBOOM!, a not-for-profit based in Washington, DC dedicated to saving play by […]
The Environmental Charter School at Frick Park presents…Play in Pittsburgh!
Our friends at the Environmental Charter School near Frick Park in Pittsburgh’s Regent Square neighborhood are hosting “an evening of interactive playground exploration,” on Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 7:00 PM. In addition to screening a short documentary about Pittsburgh playgrounds, visitors can participate in hands on activities including: Where We Play and What We […]