Why They Love to Learn

Why They Love to Learn

Why They Love to Learn

What does it take for today’s students to succeed? What is it exactly that makes some learners so self-directed, while others lack motivation? Pittsburgh students let us in on what keeps them engaged, and why it’s not all about grades.

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The Labs: Geeking Out @ the Library

The Labs: Geeking Out @ the Library

New Chapter, the newsletter of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, takes readers inside The Labs @ CLP to see how teens are using the library in revolutionary new ways.

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5 Great and Geeky Books for Kids

5 Great and Geeky Books for Kids

Selecting books for kids can be fun, but it’s not always easy. The world of children’s books is vast and as varied as its audience. Matching a young reader with the book they’ll fall in love with is itself a labor of love. read more

5 New Apps That Give Students an Edge

5 New Apps That Give Students an Edge

Suggestions for mobile apps that really help students get the most out of their education.

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Toyota's New Robot Makes Life Easier, Lacks Cuteness

Toyota’s New Robot Makes Life Easier, Lacks Cuteness

Does the Human Support Robot points to the future of human-machine interaction?

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Local Pittsburgh Teachers Get Slimed This Saturday

Local Pittsburgh Teachers Get Slimed This Saturday

The city of Pittsburgh is a great place to be a kid. Growing up in Pittsburgh means year-round sports games, long afternoons exploring wooded parks and field trips spent in planetariums, zoos and even submarines. But our best resource of all? Our people — especially our teachers.

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Win a Chance to Have Bill Nye Take Over Your Science Class

Win a Chance to Have Bill Nye Take Over Your Science Class

Bill Nye possesses a power that millions of adults lack. It’s something like the Midas touch, only instead of transforming everyday objects into gold, he morphs the boring into the cool. That’s no simple task.

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5 Tech Tools with a Creative Twist

5 Tech Tools with a Creative Twist

If you’ve been following this blog, we don’t need to tell you that tech tools are a great way to make learning fun. You already know this, and if you’re a parent, teacher, caregiver or simply a lifelong learner, you probably have your own strategies for making the most of digital learning tools in your daily life.

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