Computer Science Spreads Across Western Pennsylvania
61 Pittsburgh-area teachers traveled to Phoenix, Arizona to code, debug, and gear up to teach computer science this coming fall
Summer Bounty: A Wealth of Opportunity with Partner 4 Work
A string of recent grants and awards has put Partner4Work on a new footing toward expanding career education opportunities through extensive partnerships with regional career & technical education centers, education service agencies, and nonprofits supporting learners preparing to join the workforce.
Minds Under Construction
Remake Learning network member Norton Gusky visits the Creation Station at Duquesne Elementary School.
Teaching 10,000 Teachers: The Collaborative That Reshapes Math & Science Curriculum
Bolstering STEM instruction with research-driven best practices to give all students skills for success.
Which way is up? Trying VR and AR in the classroom.
Could your classroom use a dose of reality? Try these recommended resources for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
Teach a Kid to Code
Throughout the week of December 7-13, schools, libraries, and informal learning spaces will hold Hour of Code activities.
New Hands-On Professional Development Models Provide Support Teachers Need
Here in Pittsburgh several groups are opening professional development opportunities for teachers that go far beyond the “sage-on-a-stage” model. Instead, the programs are hands-on and often self-directed. Teachers are forming their own networks and connecting through social media to share what they have learned and to teach each other.
How Arts Education Can Help Today’s Students Become Critical, Creative Thinkers
Arts leaders gather in Pittsburgh for the Arts Education Partnership National Forum.
Beyond Counting: Encouraging Preschool Teachers to Help Young Children Think Math
Many may think preschool is too young to learn any “real math.” Not so, according to the National Science Foundation, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU), and the Fred Rogers Company.
How Technology is Moving Arts Education Beyond the Classroom
Digital technologies are making it easier for kids to make art that they can publish and share. And educators say this matters for learning.