Remake Learning Field Notes: June – September 2022
A seasonal update from Remake Learning Network Director Tyler Samstag
Future Ready Career Centers are on display this week across Pennsylvania
Elected officials, education and community leaders, are invited to visit these groundbreaking spaces
Exploring Equity in Education
What 30 educators revealed about what equity in education means to them.
Accessibility Initiative Already Underway Accelerates Pitt’s Shift to Online Instruction
When the COVID-19 pandemic changed everything in a heartbeat, reaching all students with accessible digital content was a big challenge. Fortunately for the University of Pittsburgh, they were already ahead of the curve.
STEAM-powered community development project kicks off in Hill District
University of Pittsburgh and community partners have come together to co-create an inclusive space for fostering science, technology, engineering, arts, math, and much, much more
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.
Breaking Ground with Blueprint for Learning
From classrooms and conference rooms to libraries and theaters, Remake Learning's Blueprint of Learning grantees are unveiling their plans for fun, funky, and student-centered learning spaces.
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.
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.
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 Road to Youth Maker Alley
Handmade Arcade’s youth entrepreneurship program readies artists and makers for the big event.
Meet Parents Where They Are
How two community organizations empowered parents to drive change in their neighborhood schools
Leveling the Field: Equity across the Remake Learning Network
By grounding its work in equity, the Remake Learning network tackles 21st-century challenges.
More Than Meets the Eye
Inclusive curriculum and creative technology lead to innovative results for one school with a very special student population.
Focus on Ability: Including All of Our Region’s Students in Education
There are 13 categories of disability that would qualify a student for special education under the federal IDEA act (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).
The making of a makerspace
A new makerspace at the Barack Obama Academy of International Studies opens doors to students
Teaching 10,000 Teachers: The Collaborative That Reshapes Math & Science Curriculum
Bolstering STEM instruction with research-driven best practices to give all students skills for success.
Paving a Path toward STEM
A new project aims to improve STEM pathways for underrepresented students in Pittsburgh and beyond.