New Hands-On Professional Development Models Provide Support Teachers Need
Here in Pittsburgh several groups are opening professional development opportunities for teachers that go far beyond the “sage-on-a-stage” model. Instead, the programs are hands-on and often self-directed. Teachers are forming their own networks and connecting through social media to share what they have learned and to teach each other.
Connecting City Residents with New Economic Opportunity Starts with Creating a New Model for Learning
In Pittsburgh, we’re preparing local youth from all backgrounds to be the creative problem solvers of tomorrow’s innovation economy.
A “Digital Playground for Teachers” Opens Today in Pittsburgh
A new hub for teachers is designed to help them learn about how best to integrate digital media into the classroom.