Tangrams + Steamroller = Community Art: An interview with the MITCH Collective's Siena Baldi
Siena Baldi is founder and director of the MITCH Collective, a community arts non-profit offering workshops, artist residencies, and studio space.
How the Flipped Classroom Helps Students Take Charge of Their Own Learning, a Q&A with Aaron Sams
We talk with one of the authors of the flipped classroom about how the model has evolved over time and why we still need brick and mortar schools in the digital age.
Q&A: Jane Werner on Reimagining Children’s Museums and the Future of Learning
“You can’t flunk at a museum,” says Jane Werner. The executive director of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh sees museums as labs that can inspire the next generation of artists, scientists, engineers and their teachers.
Can Afterschool Programs Teach Civics to Today’s Digital Kids?
We talk with Tom Akiva, an assistant professor in the University of Pittsburgh’s Psychology in Education Department, about how effective afterschool programs are stepping in to help kids learn about civics and what civic engagement looks like in the 21st century.
Educators connect with the Kids+Creativity Network
Collaboration, innovation, and technology exposure are resonating themes at Kids + Creativity Network Primer
On Digital Learning Day, teachers and students tinker with the latest classroom technology
The Center for Creativity unveils a digital playground, TransformED, for teachers in Southwestern Pennsylvania
Teens fund programs for other teens through Teens 4 Change
The youth-led grant making program, Teens 4 Change, involved nine students ranging in age from 14 to 17 years old. Students came together from a number of different Pittsburgh schools and communities to learn about making social change happen, specifically for people their age. Willa Paterson from Three Rivers Community Foundation (TRCF), the leader of […]