Into February 2020

Welcome to the Remake Learning Network's Rural Communities Newsletter

Welcome to our last Rural Communities through Substack! Starting next month, we will be using MailChimp as our newsletter platform (alike to RML newsletters). *Don’t worry—All current subscribers will be moved to the MailChimp mailing list.* Until then, please see our shout-outs, upcoming events, opportunities, articles, and more below.

Shout-out to our latest rural network members:

Don’t Miss It:

LEARN MORE / RSVP HERE.

6-8PM, February 26 @ Pitt MAC

LEARN MORE / RSVP HERE.


Upcoming Events and Opportunities (*extra fun):

See more, including upcoming conferences, on our Rural Communities page and the Remake Learning Calendar.


Grant Opportunities:


Remake Learning Days Across America: SW PA and WV:

Remake Learning Days Across America is a festival of events hosted by a variety of organizations, such as schools, museums, libraries, after school organizations, early child care centers, universities, media centers, tech startups and more.  These events are designed to be hands-on, relevant and engaging educational experiences for youth of all ages (pre-K through high school) and their families, caregivers and educators.   The majority of events are free and open to kids of all ages.

Learn more, see past examples, and submit your event(s) for SW PA or WV here.

Some additional funding for events may be available for specific counties/areas.

Contact allie@remakelearning.org and a member of the RLDAA team with any questions. 


Articles and Resources:


Please do not hesitate to email me with any thoughts, rural event ideas, or questions at allie@remakelearning.org (not via Substack).

See you at the next event and take care!


Allie (@AllieKMullins)

Rural Outreach Coordinator

Remake Learning

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#RemakeRural Into 2020

Welcome to the Remake Learning Network's Rural Communities Newsletter

Remake Learning Days, Wheeling Country Day School, WV, 2019


Happy 2020 to all! I hope your holiday season has been a time of joy and relaxation.

First, a quick shout-out to our latest rural network members:

Entering the new year, Remake Learning is gearing up for exciting opportunities, events, and resources. New opportunities and events are always being posted on the Remake Learning calendar (where you can also post opportunities), as well as our Rural Communities page. With that, please peruse and share the following:


Upcoming Events and Opportunities (* extra fun):

#RemakeRural Event: Stay tuned for February 2020


Grants (** via Remake Learning):


Network Gatherings and Conferences:

See more on the Remake Learning Calendar.


Remake Learning Days in SW PA and WV:

See the excitement of Remake Learning Days in WV from our featured photo? That can be you and your youth this upcoming summer as part of Remake Learning Days Across America 2020!

Remake Learning Days Across America is a festival of events hosted by a variety of organizations, such as schools, museums, libraries, after school organizations, early child care centers, universities, media centers, tech startups and more.  These events are designed to be hands-on, relevant and engaging educational experiences for youth of all ages (pre-K through high school) and their families, caregivers and educators.   The majority of events are free and open to kids of all ages.

Learn more, see past examples, and submit your event(s) for SW PA or WV here.

Contact allie@remakelearning.org and a member of the RLDAA team with any questions.


Articles and Resources (top articles from 2019):


A few notes before sign-off:

  1. The #RemakeRural newsletter will transition to MailChimp in early 2020. Do not fret, the email list will be carried over!

  2. Joining the Remake Learning Network gives you access to network-wide e-blasts, grant opportunities, event information, conference delegation opportunities, sponsorships, and more outside of our rural newsletter. Adding yourself, your school, or your organization is quick and free—join here.

  3. Please do not hesitate to email me with any thoughts, event ideas, or questions at allie@remakelearning.org (not via Substack).

Until next time,

Allie (she/her/hers)

Rural Outreach Coordinator | Special Events Coordinator

Remake Learning

#RemakeRural Into December

Welcome to the Remake Learning Network's Rural Communities Newsletter

Studio at Touchstone Center for Crafts in Farmington, November Rural L&L


Happy start of holiday season, all! November has been packed full of great events, opportunities, and resources. As we enter December, there is plenty more happening within the Remake Learning Network and the region. Below you will see all there is to offer, sign-up for, read, and think over as the month comes to a close.


#RemakeRural Lunch & Learn: Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington, PA (Fayette) Recap

  • We had a great campus tour and turn-out for our event with Touchstone Center for Crafts in the beautiful Farmington, PA earlier this month (pictured above). Touchstone has plenty to offer to folks in Fayette and Greene counties—but also across the region. Immersive arts and crafts workshops for students and educators are available through Touchstone. Here are recap notes from the event.

    Learn more about Touchstone’s Teen Week and Educators Retreat workshops for 2020.

Interested in hosting your own Meet Up or Lunch and Learn event with Remake Learning? Email allie@remakelearning.org for 2020 dates!


Upcoming #RemakeRural Meet Up:

  • #RemakeRural Virtual Meet Up, December 10th, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM.

    Sign up here.


Upcoming Events and Opportunities


Regional Resources and Shout-Outs

Articles


If you have any questions, want to know how to upload your own events and opportunities to the Remake Learning calendar, or just want to chat about rural happenings, please email me. Thank you for your constant work in making education more engaging, relevant, and equitable. Please be safe on your travels this week and throughout the holiday season. Take care!

Until Next Time—

Allie

allie@remakelearning.org

@AllieKMullins

#RemakeRural Into November

Welcome to the Remake Learning Network's Rural Communities Newsletter

#RemakeRural Touchstone Center for Crafts Lunch & Learn, November 5th, 11:30 AM

Register here.


Hello and happy Halloween! October was a great month of buzz within the network—IU1’s Innovation Showcase, the CSforAll Summit, and the National Forum to Advance Rural Education in Louisville, KY. Going into November, there is even more going on with regional convenings and professional development opportunities.

First, shout out to our most recent network members:


Events & Opportunities

See more updates via our Rural Communities page.


Articles & Additional Resources

Please post your events to the Remake Learning Calendar, share your event follow-ups on the Remake Learning Blog, and please keep in touch with me about the equitable, relevant, and engaging work you are doing across the region!

Until next time—

Allie

allie@remakelearning.org

#RemakeRural Into October

Welcome to the Remake Learning Network's Rural Communities Newsletter

October 9th, 11:30-1:00 PM. Morgantown, WV. Learn more and RSVP here.


Hello all and happy beginning stages of the Fall season! This is my absolute favorite time of year. As we enter October, please review the following Remake Learning shout-outs, events & opportunities (including the event above), as well as out-sourced articles & additional resources. Please be aware of rapidly approaching dates and deadlines!

Per usual, shout out to our latest rural network members:

  • Grove City Area School District, a small, rural district serving portions of Mercer County and working to implement several new STEAM programs

  • The Center, a nonprofit in Beaver County that offers an after school program, out-of-school learning opportunities, and family support programs

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County, nonprofit providing 1:1 mentoring in Beaver County

  • Bria Koch, elementary technology facilitator for Seneca Valley School District and adjunct education instructor at Duquesne University


Events & Opportunities

See more on our Rural Communities page.

Interested in hosting a meetup or showcasing your work with a Lunch and Learn? Hosting a convening or event of your own and want to learn more about an event sponsorship? Please email me!


Articles & Additional Resources


I hope to see you at some of these events! As always, please share with me your innovative and equitable practices via email, through the Remake Learning blog, or by tweeting with #RemakeRural and #RemakeLearning.

Until next time!

-Allie

Rural Outreach Coordinator, Remake Learning Network

allie@remakelearning.org | @AllieKMullins

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