• A Question of Learning

       


    Scientists work to make computers more effective teachers As a digital revolution changes classrooms across the region and country, one key question lingers at the end of each school day: Do the new technologies actually enhance students’ learning? The answer is unclear. After decades of research in fields such as cognitive science, the debate is no... More


  • Rethinking Education

       


    In recent years, U.S. education has seen an increasing emphasis on standardized testing. Running parallel to those trends, however, is an emerging shift toward personalized or adaptive learning, which recognizes each student’s strengths and needs and focuses on developing the skills to succeed in the 21st-century workplace. At the Elizabeth Forward School District in Allegheny... More


  • Remaking Learning – How It Got Started

       


    The eventual result of thousands of leaders and innovators working on behalf of kids, the Remake Learning Network started small: a few teachers and techies having breakfast at Pamela’s; a few more gathered for coffee in Lawrenceville; a few more joining here and there. More


  • Remaking Learning

          


    Southwestern Pennsylvania’s imaginative twists on educating children with the digital media they find so engaging and the regional movement that led to them is quietly gaining recognition as a model of 21st-century learning. Behind the innovations is the Remake Learning Network of more than 200 local organizations that has helped leverage the region’s expertise in... More