Community Corps Brings Digital Education to County Kids
Organizations across the educational spectrum are recognizing the urgency of digital literacy education. But many of them lack the bandwidth, knowledge, or equipment to provide it. The Digital Corps aims to meet some of this need.
Why 'Connected Learning' Is Catching On
Young people today grow up fused to their digital worlds. And yes, being a screen zombie has its downsides. But instructors who harness students’ passion for social media can open their minds to a dynamic theory of education called “connected learning.” At its core, connected learning capitalizes on a young person’s immersion in digital technology and […]
With New Learning Labs, Teen Programming at Local Libraries Goes Digital
In Pittsburgh this summer teens can mix music, tinker with robots, and take courses in digital design. All at their local library.
Program Brings Tech Professionals Into Communities to Teach Digital Literacy
We sent a corps of local technologists into libraries and after-school spaces throughout the Pittsburgh region to teach digital literacy. Turns out the students aren’t the only ones who learned something.
Libraries Prove to be Adaptable and Vital in the Digital Age
In Pittsburgh and around the country, libraries are becoming “bustling community centers.”