Remake Learning is a network that ignites engaging, relevant, and equitable learning practices in support of young people navigating rapid social and technological change.
Increasing high school graduation rates have revealed a need for support structures that prepare young people for what comes next. The Homewood Children's Village, YMCA Lighthouse Project, and Higher Achievement teamed up to create a pathway for young people in Homewood to find post-secondary readiness and success.
Solidworks & Design
Robotics programming gives young people a chance to engage deeply in a project that requires teamwork, dedication, and problem-solving. The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, City Charter High School, the Girls of Steel Robotics Team, Sarah Heinz House, the Pitt Swanson School of Engineering teamed up to create a program that helps budding roboticists level up their software skills.
Learning outside gives youth a sense of stewardship for their environment and their community. Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, GTECH, the Student Conservation Association, and Venture Outdoors teamed up to give young people a pathway from in-school outdoor learning experiences to paid conservation-related employment opportunities in the summer.
Youth Leading Change
Youth voice teaches young people about the ways in which media messages affect perceptions of themselves and the world around them, and gives them the tools to take control of their own stories. Youth Leading Change, Duquesne University, Gwen's Girls, Pittsburgh Public Schools, Propel Schools and Sisters eS.T.E.A.M. teamed up to empower young people to tell their own stories and make media through programming and caring adult mentors.
Architecture for Civic Engagement
Architecture can be a gateway to interdisciplinary, project-based learning that helps young people develop the skills, knowledge, and dispositions they need to succeed in life and work. The ACE Mentor Program, Assemble, the Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Fallingwater, and the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation teamed up to create the Architecture Learning Network.