Remake Learning

Blog of the Pittsburgh Kids+Creativity Network

Can “Innovation Ecosystems” Improve American Schools?

Can “Innovation Ecosystems” Improve American Schools?

The US Department of Education is pushing to accelerate the pace of innovation inside public schools. Coordination and collaboration, they say, are the keys to doing that.

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There's an App for That

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

South Fayette students win Congressional award for app building; Why grit and perseverance matter just as much as STEM skills; New community center in Homewood revitalizes block and gives kids a place to invent; 7 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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There’s an App for That

There’s an App for That

This fall, teachers and students are taking app making into their own hands.

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Why Grit and Perseverance May Be Just As Important As #STEM Skills

Why Grit and Perseverance May Be Just As Important As #STEM Skills

As we head back to school, helping kids develop character traits like persistence and confidence may be just as critical as the “hard” STEM skills when it comes to success down the line.

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Beyond Counting

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Preschoolers learn math; Kids+Creativity making a difference at home and internationally; South Fayette High School wins Congressional award; 7 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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Badging the “Soft” Skills

Badging the “Soft” Skills

For 21st century learners, skills like patience and problem solving are proving just as critical as technical know-how.

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The next big ideas for Pittsburgh [NEXTpittsburgh]

The next big ideas for Pittsburgh [NEXTpittsburgh]

NEXTPittsburgh recently featured profiles of four local people helping bring big ideas to life in the city, and Sprout’s Cathy Lewis Long is one of them.

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Beyond Counting: Encouraging Preschool Teachers to Help Young Children Think Math

Beyond Counting: Encouraging Preschool Teachers to Help Young Children Think Math

Many may think preschool is too young to learn any “real math.” Not so, according to the National Science Foundation, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU), and the Fred Rogers Company.

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