Detecting Failure and Bouncing Back

Lori Duggan teaches game design at South Park High School in Pittsburgh, PA. During the semester-long class, students had been working on a game to sell in Spark Tech Studios. While the school year started off well, the momentum seemed to have paused. Ideas for creating a game…

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Small Town Studios Does Big Things

Engaging in meaningful work that spreads throughout the school and the community is a powerful catalyst for learning, and Michelle David believes this as the founder of Small Town Studios. This educator guides and watches over her 5th-grade students as they build a business at Ramsay Elementary in…

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Educators Get Their Hands Dirty at the Pittsburgh FAB Institute

Creating steampunk entomology art, deconstructing toys to learn systems-based thinking, and tearing apart crates to build something new were just a few of the activities that educators experienced at the Pittsburgh FAB Institute. Learning while Making Since 2015, K-12 educators in Pittsburgh have been invited to the FAB…

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