Program Evaluation Lunch & Learn Recap
Yael Silk informed K+C Network members about all types of program evaluation this afternoon. Miss out? Read here to see what went down!
Spark Network Weekly Round Up for September 7, 2012
Catch up on awesome local opportunities and national news with the Spark Weekly Round Up!
Pittsburgh STEM Summit 2012: Recap
Get the recap of the 2012 Pittsburgh STEM Summit here. Learn about presenters and their STEM-forward projects and ideas.
7 Tips to Develop an Authentic Sense of Success in Students [MindShift]
MindShift calls out psychologist and author, Madeline Levine, in determining how to measure student academic success and achievement.
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.
Students Stay Organized with these 7 Mobile Apps
With the school year just beginning, it's important to start off organized! Check out these mobile apps that are here to help!
How to Turn your Classroom into an Idea Factory [MindShift]
Author, Suzie Boss, write about the necessary changes that must be made to the idea of a traditional learning environment, for 21st century learners.
5 Smart Habits for Educators to Develop for Back to School [MindShift]
Educators struggle to call an end to summer, just as students do. Here are 5 habits educators should develop for going back to school, brought to you by MindShift.
Macy's Raises $4.8 Million for RIF This Year
Macy's recent fundraising campaign did more than provide customer's with a discount- it raised $4.8 million for the organization Reading is Fundamental!
PSSA Scores Disappoint Public School Officials
Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent, Linda Lane, feels shocked and disappointed by PSSA testing results. Read her opinions on the issue here.
Spark Network Round Up for August 16th, 2012
Check out the Spark Network Round Up for exciting network and national news and awesome local opportunities and events.
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.
Nature Conservancy brings New Faces to Conservation
The Nature Conservancy begins a program that promotes environmental education opportunities for minority students.
Spark Network Round Up for August 9th, 2012
Take a look at this week's exciting news and awesome opportunities!
Good Health may mean Good Grades
Recent research discovers that having good health may ultimately lead to getting better grades. Huffington Post provides support for this argument.
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
Unlearning How to Teach
Erica McWilliam, of Queensland University of Technology wrote a thought-provoking article on the importance of adapting to the times and changing with the students. Read more about it here.
STEAM Lunch & Learn Recap
Spark, K+C Network members joined for lunch and learning at the AIU to discuss STEAM learning and it's implications for Pittsburgh area schools.
Spark Network Weekly Update for July 27th, 2012
Spark reveals the brightest news sparks and informs K+C members about upcoming events in the region.