Stories

Stories of engaging, relevant, and equitable learning innovation.

TEACHING AND LEARNING POST-COVID

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.
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‘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.
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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.
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Living Up to the Name

STEAM Learning at Woodland Hills brings computer knowledge to every student

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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Look who’s taking flight

What aviation learning looks like in the Pittsburgh region today