From seasonal restaurant menus and community support agriculture to urban beekeeping and action to combat food deserts, there’s been a renewed interest in food in recent years. Where does our food come from? What it’s made of? How is it prepared? What does it take to get from field to plate?read more
In this series of articles, we check in with teachers from TeacherQuest—a unique professional development program focused on games and game design.
Through this 11-month program, which includes a summer intensive followed by a series of online design challenges, teachers learn to design and use games to develop 21st century skills.read more
The Allentown Learning & Engagement Center has been a host site for Remake Learning Digital Corps for two seasons. Now the young people have some feedback.read more
The Literary Arts Boom is a place where Pittsburgh kids can explode with creative expressionread more
A national video game design contest takes the game controller out of kids’ hands and replaces it with the reins.
The National STEM Video Game Challenge, an initiative of the Smithsonian Institution in partnership with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and E-Line Media, is soliciting applications for its fourth annual game design competition. High school and middle school students are invited to submit entries by February 25, 2015.read more
On any typical day in the MAKESHOP at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, kids and families are woodworking, tinkering with circuits, and crafting cardboard swords and shields. read more