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Blog of the Pittsburgh Kids+Creativity Network

Teaching Kids to Think Like Computer Scientists, Without Using Computers

Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Computer science education is good for more than just computer scientists; Why where learning takes places matters; Pittsburgh schools to cut K-5 standardized testing by almost half; 15 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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Mozilla’s Maker Parties Teach Web to the World

Mozilla’s Maker Parties Teach Web to the World

Pittsburgh’s Mozilla Maker Party was one of thousands of parties held around the globe this summer teaching web literacy to average citizens through hands-on maker projects.

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Teaching Kids to Think Like Computer Scientists, Without Using Computers

Teaching Kids to Think Like Computer Scientists, Without Using Computers

Technology is changing faster than many of us can blink. But the need for a grounding in computational thinking is here to stay.

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Kids+Creativity Weekly Update

Translating digital learning tools from the lab to the classroom; Why technology alone can’t change teaching; Taking a look inside the gamification trend; 8 new upcoming events and opportunities.

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Why Technology Alone Can’t Change Teaching and Learning

Why Technology Alone Can’t Change Teaching and Learning

Schools are wise to think before adopting 1:1 computing models; rather, they should consider digital citizenship training and instructional readiness.

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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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