What’s it take to teach technological fluency to digital natives?
In Pittsburgh and across the world, Mark Stehlik is sharing a lifetime of computer science teaching experience with a new generation
Librarians Lead the Way to Digital Literacy
Unfettered access to information and news is essential for learning—but it can also be a hazard when learners lack the right tools for parsing that information. Nobody knows this more than librarians.
The Need for Media Literacy in the Age of ‘Fake News’
Digital literacy education can equip young people with the tools they need to better navigate online resources and take advantage of the internet as a tool for learning.
What’s it take to go from 'Rec Center' to 'Tech Center'?
Cities gather in Washington, DC to trade insights on efforts to enhance municipal recreation centers with maker and tech-enhanced learning
Learning to 'Speak' Tech
While bilingual students might miss out on some of the digital education that their native-speaking peers are more likely to receive, they are also in a powerful position if they have access to scaffolding and guidance.
Pittsburgh Project Youth Get Hacking
The third floor of the Pittsburgh Project buzzes with excited energy. In the art room, middle school students hack ugly sweaters to create a holiday quilt, complete with loud plaids and glittery buttons. Around 4pm, they migrate down the hall to the computer room, settling in for a session with the Remake Learning Digital Corps. […]
Digital Corps Empowers Youth to Master the Digital Landscape
The Digital Corps is building a network of talented teachers of technology that are helping Pittsburgh youth take digital literacy to the next level.
With Technology, Learning from the Experts Themselves—The Students
What happens when students become the teachers, and teachers the learners?
Can Screens Help Young Kids Learn?
Both Common Sense Media and the American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in on screen time for young kids last week. With mobile devices proliferating the market, how much screen time makes sense for the little ones? Experts say it depends on the content and the context.
Know How to Code: An Introduction to Webmaking
Whether you’re a teacher in the classroom, interested parent, after school mentor, or student, there’s a vehicle for learning code that fits your budget, schedule, and learning style.
A “Digital Playground for Teachers” Opens Today in Pittsburgh
A new hub for teachers is designed to help them learn about how best to integrate digital media into the classroom.
How Kids are Learning to Hack
Mozilla is creating education waves across the nation as they implement Hack Jams. GOOD Worldwide recent mentor of a Los Angeles Hack Jam, gives some background on Hack Jams. We know that if we want kids to be more than consumers of technology, we have to give them the tools they need to build things […]