Remake Learning

Blog of the Pittsburgh Kids+Creativity Network

Digital Corps Empowers Youth to Master the Digital Landscape

Digital Corps Empowers Youth to Master the Digital Landscape

The Digital Corps is building a network of talented teachers of technology that are helping Pittsburgh youth take digital literacy to the next level.

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Summer Camps for Maker Kids

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

A summer of making; Cathy Davidson on the Un-Common Core; Hear Me and Allies for Children take youth voice to the Mayor’s office; what the US can learn from Finland that Finland learned from the US; 7 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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Who Facilitates Out of School Learning: Pitt Researchers Study the Digital Corps

Who Facilitates Out of School Learning: Pitt Researchers Study the Digital Corps

For the past year, Pitt researcher Tom Akiva has been studying the Remake Learning Digital Corps and finding interesting, if unexpected, results.

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Summer Camps for Maker Kids

Summer Camps for Maker Kids

Google and MAKE Magazine’s Maker Camp invite students to explore the world via virtual field trips and hands-on projects.

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Pittsburgh Youth Speak Out to Improve Relations with Police

Pittsburgh Youth Speak Out to Improve Relations with Police

With help from the Hear Me project and Allies for Children, Pittsburgh youth led public input on hiring the city’s next police chief.

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For Urban Kids, the City is a Campus for Learning

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Learning in an urban setting makes the whole city your campus; how to improve Massive Open Online Classes; a school in Philadelphia changes how subjects are taught; 4 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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How Can We Improve MOOCs?

How Can We Improve MOOCs?

With help from Google, computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon have launched a new initiative to make massive open online courses (MOOCs) more effective. They’re starting by paying attention to learning styles.

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For Urban Kids, the City is a Campus for Learning

For Urban Kids, the City is a Campus for Learning

How four cities are using their home turf to connect more kids with learning opportunities and to document what they learn with digital badges.

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