The LAB’s Storytellers’ Studio: Stories with Style
Pittsburgh Youth Media reporter, Lily Zhang, takes a look at Literary Arts Boom's Storyteller's Studio program at assemble.
One Minutes Jr. Video Workshop Red Carpet Premiere
A video photoessay by Pittsburgh Youth Media reporter Maggie Mayer from the red carpet premier of the One Minutes Jr. Video Workshop.
The Labs @ CLP: Making Movies, Creating Possibilities
Pittsburgh Youth Media reporter, Lily Zhang, takes a look at the filmmaking workshops offered by The Labs @ CLP and Pittsburgh Filmmakers.
assemble's Mini Mad Scientists Camps
Pittsburgh Youth Media reporters, Maddie Adamczyk and Sarah Parker, attend a Mini Mad Scientist Camp at assemble.
Have you RSVP'd to the party yet?
Maker parties are happening all over the United States this summer. Amira Dhalla from Mozilla shares a little guide on how to get involved via our sister network east of here, Hive New York.
Congratulations Youth Reporters! [Shared from Pgh Youth Media]
Pittsburgh Youth Media has inducted its High School Youth Reporters cohort for the 2013-2014 academic year. Stay tuned for PYM coverage of upcoming Hive Days of Summer events!
Pittsburgh: An EdTech Hive
Writing for his blog on Education Week, learning innovator Tom Vander Ark surveys the scene of Pittsburgh's learning landscape, where Hive Pittsburgh and the Kids+Creativity Network play an important part in turning Pittsburgh into and "EdTech Hive."
Mozilla launches Teach the Web MOOC today
Mozilla wants you to help teach the world the web (and maybe learn a bit about it yourself!)
Beyond "The Crisis in Civics" [DMLcentral]
On March 14th, Ethan Zuckerman, Director of the Center for Civic Media at MIT, delivered the opening keynote address at the Digital Media & Learning Conference, DML2013. Responding to the conference theme of "Democratic Futures," Zuckerman presented a compelling counter-narrative to the standard charge that youth-- especially teens-- are disinterested and disengaged in civic life.
Thermo Fisher commits $1M in scholarship funds to Pittsburgh Promise
Writing in the Pittsburgh Business Times, Malia Spencer describes how Thermo Fisher Scientific, with local offices in the Pittsburgh Technology Center on 2nd Avenue, joins UPMC, Highmark, BNY-Mellon, PNC, and Giant Eagle as the latest corporate citizen to establish a named scholarship fund through the Pittsburgh Promise. Thermo Fisher Scientific Corp. is joining a handful […]
The Labs: Geeking Out @ the Library
New Chapter, the newsletter of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, takes readers inside The Labs @ CLP to see how teens are using the library in revolutionary new ways.
Hive NYC strategist attends Pittsburgh Human-Centered Design workshop
Pittsburgh workshop attracts interdisciplinary professionals from around the country
Creative Mornings comes to Pittsburgh!
Pittsburgh has just been accepted to hold a Creative Mornings chapter! Host Kate Stoltzfus of yinzperation will be cultivating creatives for this monthly breakfast lecture series!
'Embodied Learning' Blends Movement, Computer Interaction
The SMALLab at Elizabeth Forward Middle School gets some fantastic coverage in Education Week.
WQED is looking for a Coordinator & Coaches for Gaming Events!
WQED is searching for a Game On Coordinator and several Game On Coaches to assist at education video game events! Apply for either position today!
‘Embodied learning’ blends lessons with student-computer interaction
eSchool News profiles SMALLab as "First Pennsylvania lab of its kind immerses students in computer simulations for what educators hope is more effective learning"
Fostering Tech Talent in Schools
Resuscitating computer science in the high school classroom, engineers from major tech firms are volunteering their time to teach tomorrow's technologists.
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh receives $440K IMLS grant to make more Makeshops!
Funding will enable the Children’s Museum to partner with the New York Hall of Science to conduct emergent research on family participation in museum-based "makerspaces."
CMU Professor Never Imagined Emoticon Would Go Global
Who would have thought a quirky inside joke would become part of our digital vocabulary? Scott Fahlman, research professor at CMU's School of Computer Science originated the smiley face emoticon :-) 30 years ago
7 Tips to Develop an Authentic Sense of Success in Students [MindShift]
MindShift calls out psychologist and author, Madeline Levine, in determining how to measure student academic success and achievement.
Bayer MaterialScience president says STEM skills critical
At the 2012 STEM Summit, Bayer MaterialScience North American president Jerry MacCleary told the audience about the importance of connecting business and education to ensure the U.S. has a strong pipeline of workers with science, technology, engineering and math skills.
Note Takers Take Note of this New Product [ReadWriteWeb]
Evernote and Moleskine join forces to create a unique product that bridges the gap between paper and pixels.
Students Stay Organized with these 7 Mobile Apps
With the school year just beginning, it's important to start off organized! Check out these mobile apps that are here to help!