Stories of engaging, relevant, and equitable learning innovation.


With the lifting of the national emergency order this May, it’s clear we’ve reached a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. What does that mean for teaching and learning?

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A Northgate elementary student uses Lego blocks and coding software to create a robot at BotsIQ after-school camp.

‘Innovating through Proximity,’ Northgate School District Partners with a Resurgent Community Resource

How a small public school district on the outskirts of Pittsburgh is leveraging partnerships —including a collaboration with neighboring Suburban General — to give students the flexibility to pursue anywhere, anytime learning.

An over-the-shoulder shot of a child using a touch screen device.

AI in Pittsburgh-area schools

How are districts handling this powerful new tool?

A school student uses a laptop computer to program a robotic vehicle navigating a tabletop maze.

Living Up to the Name

STEAM Learning at Woodland Hills brings computer knowledge to every student


Opening Lanes of Exploration

With ‘Multiple Lanes’ and Economic Pathways, South Allegheny is Personalizing for the Future

A young woman uses a screwdriver to adjust an electronic toy

How assistive learning technology is changing lives in Pittsburgh

A Q&A with Alexander Geht and Scott Dougherty

Three school girls arrange items on tables in the school store.

Empowering Minds

How Beaver Area School District is Navigating the Future of Education through Personalized Learning

Two high school girls observe the flight of a drone off-screen.

Fly me to the moon

Innovative, grant funded projects are bringing cutting-edge aviation learning to Pittsburgh’s students

Three young women pilot a drone in a school hallway.

Reaching for the sky

These teen drone pilots are gaining skills and building new bonds. A Q&A with Fly Like a Girl students.

A high school student builds a balsa wood airplane.

Look who’s taking flight

What aviation learning looks like in the Pittsburgh region today