New EdTech Fund Forges Vital Ties Between Developers and Teachers
The Sprout Fund’s Ed-Tech Refinery is supporting partnerships between emerging entrepreneurs and educators at schools, libraries, and museums in the Pittsburgh region. Applications for a new round of partnerships are being accepted through the beginning of March.
Summer is Coming. We Promise.
The Maker Education Initiative is coming to Pittsburgh this summer. And along with 3D technology, robots, and rideables, these techie mentors aim to give kids more than just great summer memories.
Can Summer Learning Programs Help Close the Achievement Gap?
Experts say summer programs that focus on enrichment instead of just remedial skills may make a difference when students come back to class this fall.
How Technology Is Changing Summer Camp
For kids participating in Maker Camp, summer camp is about to get an update: creating robotic birds, chilling with NASA astronauts, and getting dramatically fewer mosquito bites. But some say kids still need time in the summer to unplug.
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.