Remake Learning

Blog of the Pittsburgh Kids+Creativity Network

STEM-ing the Tide of Long-Term Unemployment

STEM-ing the Tide of Long-Term Unemployment

Strengthening STEM knowledge prepares students for the lucrative, high-demand jobs of the future.

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Making It

Making It

Eleven-year-old Caine Monroy has finally closed down his homemade cardboard box arcade. But at Assemble, a makeshop in Pittsburgh, there’s plenty of tinkering still going on.

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The Impact of After-School Arts Programs

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Studying the positive effects of after school programs; Teachers using social media to teach civics; nominate your colleagues for this year’s EdSurge awards; 5 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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The Impact of After-School Arts Programs

The Impact of After-School Arts Programs

For kids in low-income neighborhoods after-school arts programming helps keep them off the streets and provides access to needed enrichment. Can it lower crime rates too?

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Teachers Use Twitter to Promote Civics Discourse In Class

Teachers Use Twitter to Promote Civics Discourse In Class

KQED’s “Do Now” helps youth build civic engagement and digital literacy skills by discussing social issues in real time on Twitter. This summer, with the help of the National Writing Project, they’re training teachers, too.

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Why Networks are Crucial to Innovation

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Why networks are crucial to innovation; Digital Promise kicks off micro-credentials with summer pilot program; kids better at creative problem solving than college students; 2 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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With New Learning Labs, Teen Programming at Local Libraries Goes Digital

With New Learning Labs, Teen Programming at Local Libraries Goes Digital

In Pittsburgh this summer teens can mix music, tinker with robots, and take courses in digital design. All at their local library.

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Why Networks are Crucial to Innovation

Why Networks are Crucial to Innovation

The Brookings Institution’s Bruce Katz says “innovation districts” are the way of the future—places where groups cluster together to share ideas and collaborate. In Pittsburgh, our network of learning innovation uses the same principals.

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