With schools closed right now, it’s important to know that the library has many resources to help with online learning. Students can explore our expanded World Book Online collection. We now have access to World Book platforms for the youngest of learners through to high school-aged student. All of the Gale in Context resources are […]
Remake Learning Days 2019 is just around the corner! This exciting time in May gives Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh the opportunity to highlight the STEAM programs we offer year round for children and teens.
Come through the doors of CLP – Hazelwood and look to the right, and you will see a large metal art piece by Homestead artist David Lewis: a whole wall of animals amid the trees of “Hazel Woods”. It’s a great visual piece that invites children and families into a space that encourages literacy and learning! Once in the Children’s area, […]
Halloween is a great time to share STEM activities with children. Measuring out the ingredients for witches potions, exploring the shapes of spider webs and jack-o-lanterns, and concocting slime are just some of the spooky activities that can help children learn science, technology, engineering and math concepts.
When I saw this picture, I thought it is a dramatic illustration of the importance of little Black girls seeing themselves in children’s books! This picture of Michelle Obama is telling this girl that she can be anything she wants to be! Over the past few months, I had the opportunity to review some interesting […]
When we think about STEM nowadays, we tend to picture robots rolling around the children’s space, iPads programmed with entertaining apps, or the newest buzzword in STEM: coding. And while, yes, all of those things do currently have the spotlight in STEM education right now, I’d like to talk about a branch of science that you might not think about as being part of STEM.
Selecting high quality, educational and fun apps is no easy task. These are some of our favorite apps for preschoolers, many of which are completely free!
Librarians can serve as media mentors for families by suggesting apps and media use tools. Very young children learn best from real world interactions, and we give parents the tools they need to connect the learning happening in apps to everyday activities. Here are a few of our favorite apps for little learners, along with tips and activities to support early literacy.
At Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh we continually evaluate the ways we can integrate technology into our libraries and communities. When using technology with school age children, the possibilities are endless!
Selecting high quality, educational and fun apps is no easy task. These are some of our favorite apps for children in grades 3-5, many of which are completely free!