The next big ideas for Pittsburgh [NEXTpittsburgh]
NEXTPittsburgh recently featured profiles of four local people helping bring big ideas to life in the city, and Sprout's Cathy Lewis Long is one of them.
Announcing the new Hive Community Member badge! [Hive NYC]
Hive NYC is proud to announce the new Hive Community Member badge, the first of many Hive digital badges powered by Mozilla that learners across the nation can earn. Lainie DeCoursy from Hive NYC talks about the new project.
Attendees get hands-on with programming at Maker Party [Pittsburgh Tribune Review]
Saturday's Maker Party celebration caught the eye of both of Pittsburgh's major newspapers. Check out the Trib's coverage of the event.
'Maker Party' blends art and tech craft for kids [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
This Saturday, The Sprout Fund hosted a Maker Party for hundreds of parents and children at the Society for Contemporary Craft in the Strip District.
Students at Emsworth school build their own desks [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
One school in the Pittsburgh region is teaching students about STEAM and pride in their work by having them assemble their own school desks.
Students tackle global issues at summer seminar [WESA-FM]
Listen to WESA-FM's piece on the 2014 Summer Seminar of Global Issues, taking place right now in Pittsburgh.
Caroline Combemale: An Engaged Teen Teaching Others [Connected Learning]
Connected Learning's Harold Rheingold profiles teen teacher Caroline Combemale, an instructor at Pittsburgh's Assemble.
The Three Tiers of Hive [Hive NYC]
Chris Lawrence of Mozilla returns with his second blog for Hive NYC, writing on building Hive into a global network of learning and development activities.
Taking Hive Global [Hive NYC]
Check out the first of a syndicated blog series originally published by Hive NYC, where Mozilla's Chris Lawrence talks about the future of Hive as a global, sustainable collection of connected networks.
Rob de Vos at Remaking Cities Conference 2013
While attending the Remaking Cities conference with Pittsburgh Youth Media, reporter Ananya Cleetus got a chance to speak to urban development steward, Rob de Vos.
Hive Directors Talk about Putting Connected Learning in Action–Live from MozFest 2013
The directors of Hive New York, Chicago, and Pittsburgh had a conversation at the MozFest in London to share ideas.
A conversation with architect and innovator Toni Griffin
Pittsburgh Youth Media reporters attended the Remaking Cities conference at CMU. While there, reporter Nico Chiodi had an opportunity to interview architect and new urban innovator, Toni Griffin.
Pop City notices the extraordinary in a Pittsburgh classroom
Marty Levine visits teacher Melissa Butler's classroom and talks with researcher Junlei Li about the essential ingredients of effective adult-child interaction
DML speaks to Sprout's Cathy Lewis Long and Matt Hannigan
Sprout founders and Remake Learning members, Cathy Lewis Long and Matt Hannigan, talk about how they got to where they are.
Teach kids to make things [CNN]
The World Maker Faire hit New York City this weekend, bringing maker culture to over 60,000 attendees from all over the world.
Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest and Labsies
Pgh Youth Media covers the annual awards for creative writing and digital media arts by teens awarded by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
Pop City Media speaks to Adam Nelson of the City of Play
Pop City Media features a profile of Adam Nelson of City of Play, discussing the history of his organization and the City of Play Festival this weekend.
The Superhero Outside the Pages: LAB Comics Club Camp
Pittsburgh Youth Media reporter Ananya Cleetus visited The LAB's Comic Club Camp, armed with her lifelong passion for comics to get the scoop.
Mission-focused innovation key for nonprofits [Pittsburgh Business Times]
Jan Glick of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh speaks in the Pittsburgh Business Times this week about the key to making nonprofit investing work.
KRUNK Movement @ WQED for Rusty Cundieff Documentary
Maggie Mayer of the Pittsburgh Youth Media program presents a video report from WQED's special night with Hazelwood's KRUNK Movement.
High School Urban EcoStewards – A Student Perspective
Through Urban EcoStewards program, schools adopt a plot of land in one of Pittsburgh’s four regional parks to take care of throughout the year. Student Tracey Thomas shared her experiences in the program with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy which we're happy to share as well.
MobileQuest CoLab: Teaching and Learning to Play through Game Design
The Institute of Play's MobileQuest CoLab recently visited Pittsburgh for two weeks of learning camps. Pittsburgh Youth Media reporter Lily Zhang was on the scene.
Bam! Pow! Learn! The LAB Comics Club Camp
Paula Levin of Literary Arts Boom! speaks about her love of comics for kids and how it inspired her to start LAB's Comics Club in a recent edition of The Bloomfield-Garfield Bulletin.