How Today’s Digital Media Helps Kids Find and Tell Their Stories
When kids learn how to create media, not just consume it, a world of opportunities opens up for them to share what matters in their lives.
Using Media to Listen to Youth
How one nonprofit in Pittsburgh is using digital media and mentorship to amplify youth voices and spark community change.
Why They Love to Learn
What does it take for today’s students to succeed? What is it exactly that makes some learners so self-directed, while others lack motivation? Pittsburgh students let us in on what keeps them engaged, and why it’s not all about grades.
School’s Out, But Learning Is In
Partnerships with museums, libraries and youth organizations help ensure that kids stay engaged and learning all summer long.
The Labs: Geeking Out @ the Library
New Chapter, the newsletter of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, takes readers inside The Labs @ CLP to see how teens are using the library in revolutionary new ways.
Proposal Submission Deadline for DML2013 Quickly Approaching!
Ready your submissions- the DML2013 proposal deadline is coming up on November 6, 2012!
WQED is looking for a Coordinator & Coaches for Gaming Events!
WQED is searching for a Game On Coordinator and several Game On Coaches to assist at education video game events! Apply for either position today!
What's happening at World Maker Faire?
Maker Faire brings thousands to New York Hall of Science for two days of tinkering, hacking, and DIY innovation
Note Takers Take Note of this New Product [ReadWriteWeb]
Evernote and Moleskine join forces to create a unique product that bridges the gap between paper and pixels.
5 Quick Tips on Becomming a Connected Educator [Edutopia]
Edutopia blogger gives 5 quick tips for new educators on how to become connected educators.
White House Pursues Gaming Research
The White House is pursuing research into the potential civic benefits of video games. USAToday offers insight into this investigation.
EdTech Future Tense Event Recognizes Dr. Alice Wilder's Work
Pittsburgh's own Dr. Alice Wilder was mentioned in a recent article by Slate Magazine about educational technology.
Sandbox Summit Lunch & Learn Recap
Seema Patel and Patrick Mittereder joined K+C Network members today for a luncheon of learning at The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center to discuss information from the Sandbox Summit
Create Your World – Scratch @MIT 2012 [Technology and Educational Innovation]
Norton Gusky reflects on his experiences at Scratch@MIT 2012, a four day Scratch conference in Cambridge, MA.
Digital Media & Learning Badge Development Research Competition: Call for Proposals
The Digital Media and Learning Badge Development Research Competition is making a call for proposals! Learn how to gain $75,000-$250,000 for your research!
Spark Lunch & Learn Excitement is Spreading
Ellen Cavanaugh blogs about her experience at the Sprout offices. She shares information from the presentation, as well as ways to implement tactics into professional life in this blogpost.
Fisher-Price takes Interactive Play to a New Level
Fisher-Price recently announced its new product, the Laugh & Learn Apptivity Case, available for iPads, iPhones, and iPods. This case serves as a protection against toddler damange, while doubling as a teething toy. “At Fisher-Price, ‘we bring babies in with their moms and watch them at play with different types of apps, different types of […]
iQ Kids Radio Gains JLP Support
iQ KidsRadio announces support of the Junior League of Pittsburgh. Developed through the partnership of WQEDand SLB Radio Productions, iQ KidsRadio serves the purpose of providing a content driven radio station to educate youth and their parents alike.
Recap of FredForward 2012
The Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College hosted the 2012 FredForward conference Sunday, June 3rd to Tuesday, June 5th.
Guest Post: Steeltown Entertainment celebrates the young talents of Take a Shot Contest
Take a Shot at Changing the World Film Festival showcases videos made by young filmmakers and awards $10,000 in prizes.