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Maker learning unlocks creativity, curiosity, and career skills through hands-on exploration of real materials. As a region defined by an industrial past and high-tech future, we envision robust, accessible maker opportunities in every community.

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Nick Schiner


The State of Maker Learning in Southwestern Pennsylvania

Guided by an updated set of values and a vision rooted in equity, creativity, and self-discovery, the Maker Learning Collaborative is positioned to better support stakeholders in creating, sustaining, and growing maker learning opportunities for all learners in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

The State of Maker Learning in Southwestern Pennsylvania shows how we can engage and support maker learners and educators across the region.

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Support for the Maker Learning Collaborative is provided by the Grable Foundation.

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Shaping the future of teaching & learning

Remake Learning is a network that ignites engaging, relevant, and equitable learning practices in support of young people navigating rapid social and technological change.

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