Some teachers may incorporate maker learning into their classrooms for the first time; others may bring STEAM learning into their English language arts or social studies classrooms. Or maybe they’ll find thoughtful ways to innovate with tried-and-true teaching approaches. No matter what, we’re excited to see the innovative ways that Remake Learning Network members will create transformative learning experiences for their students in the year ahead.

Here are a few network members who shared how they’ll remake learning in the 2016-2017 school year.

Karen Aharn
ASSET STEM Education

“ASSET will improve student learning by empowering educators (P-12, in and out of school time) with advanced professional development and STEM materials. See our results at”

Erin Cawley
Avonworth Elementary School, Avonworth School District

“I will continue to strive to ignite a passion for using technology to create in my students. This year I plan to do so with a number of exciting projects that have a goal of being more cross curricular as to bring their learning full circle. I’ve also worked hard to create a new environment in the computer lab where students will feel they are in a comfortable space of their own.”

Michele Crispell
Roche A Cri School, Adams-Friendship Area School District
“I will have an official Makerspace room for the first time as an extension of our library! We started last year by purchasing a few robots, coding sites and building materials and plan to really go full force this year. I am super excited!”

Alison Francis
Kerr Elementary School, Fox Chapel Area School District
“I plan to focus on meaningful family engagement and anywhere, anytime learning for families.”

Chuck Herring
South Fayette Intermediate School

“I am going to utilize LUMA Techniques in my planning and with my students.”

Sheila May-Stein
Perry High School, Pittsburgh Public Schools

“Working with the CMU CreateLab, I will help students and teachers tell compelling stories using data and technology to advocate for change that means something to them in their world.”

Brian White
Superintendent, Chartiers Valley School District

“We are implementing a weekly STEAM period for all 6th and 7th grade students at Chartiers Valley Middle School this year.”

Ruby Wilkosz
Volunteers of America – All of Us Care

“In addition to our Reading and Digital Corps literacy programs, we are expanding literacy programming to include math through cooking, measuring, and finance; science experiments crafted and orchestrated by high school volunteers; and cultural activities that include art appreciation, American Sign Language, etiquette practice, and sewing including Anime costume creation.”

How will you remake learning this school year? Share it on Twitter with the hashtag #RemakeLearning to let us know!