Making Connections Between Creativity and Digital Literacy

Making Connections Between Creativity and Digital Literacy

Ten-year-old fashion designer Amya has found real-world applications for her digital literacy skills, using computers to help in her design work at Maker’s Place in Homewood.

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Global Voices lets refugee students tell their stories

Global Voices lets refugee students tell their stories

Global Voices is a chance for refugee students to tell their story to the community where they have been transplanted through the art of video production.

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How can digital learning mentors reimagine afterschool programs?

How can digital learning mentors reimagine afterschool programs?

Meet Jomari and Sylvan, two Digital Corps mentors working to activate digital literacies among youth in neighborhood afterschool programs

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Can Teens’ Recorded Messages to Incarcerated Parents be a Turning Point for Prisoners?

Can Teens’ Recorded Messages to Incarcerated Parents be a Turning Point for Prisoners?

A partnership between the Hear Me project and Amachi Pittsburgh gave kids with incarcerated parents the chance to tell their stories—and parents the chance to listen.

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Digital Media Programs Empower Urban Teens to Share Their Voices

Digital Media Programs Empower Urban Teens to Share Their Voices

In Pittsburgh and across the country, city kids are using new digital tools to think critically about how stories are told, and to tell their own.

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Youth teaching team brings programming to area students

Youth teaching team brings programming to area students

Teens as Teachers designer and programming whiz, Caroline Combemale talks about how she got started teaching Scratch to fellow kids.

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