The Maker Movement Finds its Way into Pittsburgh Classrooms
As kids head back school this fall, educators and researchers are teaming up to figure out what kids learn from tinkering, and how it may help prepare them for the future.
MobileQuest CoLab: Teaching and Learning to Play through Game Design
The Institute of Play's MobileQuest CoLab recently visited Pittsburgh for two weeks of learning camps. Pittsburgh Youth Media reporter Lily Zhang was on the scene.
Game On: Teachers Learn to Bring Gaming and Play into the Classroom
Teachers and students in Allegheny County are spending their summer playing games. But instead of capture the flag or kickball, these educators and kids are focusing on innovative mobile games they can use in their classrooms in the fall.