A Showcase for Young Entrepreneurs; A Marketplace for Youth Entrepreneurs
Startable Pittsburgh’s showcase celebrates young entrepreneurs who completed the intensive eight-week summer program.
Dynamic Learning Project Bridges Second Level Digital Divide
Google, EdTech Team, and Digital Promise have teamed up to fund “digital coaches” in 50 underserved schools nationwide, including 3 Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Poor Schools Face “Double Disadvantage” in STEM Education
Concentrated poverty is responsible for lagging STEM instruction, according to a new report.
We read the PA Every Student Succeeds Act so you don’t have to (but you should still comment)
Help Bring Western Pennsylvania's Innovative Voice to Pennsylvania's ESSA Plan
Tennessee Teachers Turn to Pittsburgh Fabrication Institute
The Pittsburgh Fabrication Institute helped Tennessee educators prepare to teach students 21st-century skills.
What We Learned: The Sprout Fund & Digital Badges
Sharing a new collection of resources covering the history of digital badges in Pittsburgh, plus key considerations and design principles for developing high-quality digital badges for learning.
Modes of making: exploration, engineering, and entrepreneurship
From creativity and expression to job training and entrepreneurship, maker learning is what you make of it.
Making, from cradle to career
How do we bring our network’s strength in maker learning together with our region’s growing need for a new generation of manufacturing talent?
Remake Learning Days Preview: West Virginia
Welcome to West Virginia: home of country roads, coal mines, and classroom innovation.
From Deep Coal to High Tech: How Coders are Remaking Appalachia
BitSource and Mined Minds are on a mission: To revitalize Appalachia by bringing high-tech coding jobs to coal country.
Remake Learning Days Neighborhood Preview: Hazelwood
At the bend of the Monongahela River toward downtown Pittsburgh, the hills and valleys of Hazelwood are teeming with energy and vision as the community re-imagines and re-creates itself as a place of learning remade.
Remake Learning Days Neighborhood Preview: East End
Exploring Pittsburgh's East End neighborhoods reveals a portrait of communities in flux. See what community organizations and educators are doing to prepare the next generation for a future full of change.
Remake Learning Days Neighborhood Preview: Mon Valley
Re-making the Mon Valley from a center of industry to a community full of new kinds of makers, tinkerers, creators, and innovators.
Remake Learning Days Neighborhood Preview: Hill District
Getting to know Pittsburgh's historic Hill District community and getting a glimpse of how the neighborhood will participate in Remake Learning Days.
Remake Learning Days Neighborhood Preview: Hilltop
A visit to Pittsburgh's hardworking Hilltop neighborhoods for a preview of how these communities will take part in Remake Learning Days this May.
Remake Learning Days Neighborhood Preview: Northside
Checking in with our neighbors to the North (of the Allegheny River) to find out what's on deck for Remake Learning Days in Pittsburgh's Northside neighborhoods.
Can the Maker Movement Spark a “Manufacturing Renaissance?”
Supporting the Maker Movement is one way to bring back economic growth, manufacturing ecosystems, and decent blue-collar jobs. So say the Brookings Institution’s Mark Muro and Peter Hirshberg, in “Maker City: A Practical Guide for Reinventing American Cities.”
Computer Science Gains Traction in Pennsylvania, So Now What?
In the future, computer science and information technology jobs are expected to grow and educators are working to prepare students to excel in these fields. But what does computer science education look like? How are teachers incorporating these new skills into existing curriculum even before high school?
An Open Letter (and Invitation) to the Remake Learning Community
Roundtable conversations are helping direct the future of Remake Learning. We're seeking network members to join the effort.
Preparing For the Future Together
Remake Learning Days got a shout-out in January in a World Economic Forum white paper on the future of education and work.
Is Tech the New Teacher?
Nearly half of all U.S. jobs are at risk of computerization, and some think educators are among the vulnerable—though not everyone.
New Law Supports Computer Science Education in Pennsylvania
Computer Scientists are in high demand, but are students prepared for the workforce? In Pennsylvania, computer science coursework can now count toward either math or science graduation requirements.