Poor Schools Face “Double Disadvantage” in STEM Education
Concentrated poverty is responsible for lagging STEM instruction, according to a new report.
Researching the Reality of Remaking Learning
Lori Delale-O’Connor researches issues of equity in urban education, and shares strategies with Remake Learning for creating a more transformative impact.
Going Abroad—And Bringing the Lessons Back Home
Groups in Pittsburgh's Hill District are working to engage young people in changing their own neighborhood for the better. But for Amizade, that change begins by giving teenagers the chance to go as far away from the neighborhood as possible.
Virtual Reality in Schools Becomes Something Real
As long as the virtual reality is accompanied by thoughtful lessons and adult guidance, it is just the kind of hands-on, interactive learning we know is valuable.
A Chance to Redefine High School
How can high schools better prepare all students for the rapidly changing world they will enter upon graduation? Folks in Pittsburgh have some answers.
Equity Tops List of Concerns About Education Innovation Among Remake Learning Network Members
Remake Learning surveyed its network members to get a bead on how the network is doing to advance innovative ideas and models in education.
Kids Who Amazed Us in 2015
In 2015 we were, time and again, impressed by the ingenuity and creativity of young people. But why are these kids the exception?
Teens and Technology: The Uneven Playing Field Persists
Access to and use of technology and the opportunities that come with it, fall along race, class, and gender lines. It’s why when educators push for greater technology integration in education, equity has to be central to any effort in order for tech to propel, not hinder, a more equal shot at a STEAM career.
The STEM Gap Starts Early
Our STEM workforce is no bastion of balance when it comes to race or gender. But the inequity doesn’t start with the hiring committee. Instead, as a new study reaffirms, workforce issues reflect childhood disparities.