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.
Nature Conservancy brings New Faces to Conservation
The Nature Conservancy begins a program that promotes environmental education opportunities for minority students.
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
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.
Must We Choose Between Education and Innovation?
A blogger for MindShift addresses questions that often go unspoken in our current education system. He discovers that one question may lead to many more, and still finds himself searching for a definite answer.
Activation Lab Seeks to Turn Young Students on to Science, Technology, and the Arts
What does it take to ignite a child’s interest in learning? How do you transition these early interests into college and career choices? Activation Lab is looking for answers.
Mozilla Spends Summer Partying!
Hit the computers this summer, instead of the pool, and exercise your mind, instead of your arms. Webmakers all over the world are amping up their creative skills and developing coding fun. This fun is taking place in computer labs, offices, and even in homes everywhere. Webmakers, alike, are coming together to enhance their skills […]
Playtesting- The Testing of Play?
Playtesting seeks to analyze the balance of play- in terms of boundaries or rules, loopholes, understanding, and pure enjoyment and entertainment.
International Spy School based in Pittsburgh gives middle school girls a head start in STEM
Click! Spy School engages middle school girls ages 10–14 to become “agents-in-training” as they explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).