Ellis School senior creates summer learning program for younger students
Chelsea Canedy, a '13 senior from The Ellis School helps design a summer enrichment camp for disadvantaged young girls across the city.
How Museums and Libraries Are Creating Lifelong Learners
From acting as children’s first teachers to providing access to digital technologies, museums and libraries are a crucial part of early education.
Open Badges Get Boost from Former President Clinton
A new credentialing method for showcasing talents and learning expands.
Common Core Knowledge Can Get a Boost From After School Programs
What role might museums, libraries, and other cultural institutions in a city play in the Common Core movement? Can they help students become deeper thinkers?
Can Afterschool Programs Teach Civics to Today’s Digital Kids?
We talk with Tom Akiva, an assistant professor in the University of Pittsburgh’s Psychology in Education Department, about how effective afterschool programs are stepping in to help kids learn about civics and what civic engagement looks like in the 21st century.