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Justin Aglio

Dr. Justin Aglio has served as a teacher and award-winning principal, and is now the Director of Academic Achievement and District Innovation at Montour School District in Pennsylvania. In addition to his duties at Montour, he also serves as a Visiting LearnLab Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science. You can connect with him on Twitter: @JustinAglio.

Sharing: The New Superpower

As a species, we’ve reached a point where we’re good enough at production to feed, clothe, and connect everyone on the planet--we just haven’t figured out how to share the bounty of our production, or how to do it sustainably. How we share will shape the next 50 years of human existence.

5 Tips for Building a Maker Culture of Equity and Inclusion

When students have an environment that is inclusive, they are more confident and creative. They are then better able to create a love of learning, which is when unexpected ideas happen--and we need new ideas.

CMU: Pittsburgh’s Learning Engine

The third post in our 6-part #RemakeLearning series looks at CMU's partnerships with Pittsburgh Districts to advance education innovation and shape a new K-12 approach to computer science.

Creating Tomorrow’s Moonshot Thinkers

By: Justin Aglio and Esther Wojcicki. Students in the Montour School District will enter an exciting new school building this year focused on "creating a culture of moonshot thinkers.”

SOLE: Hacking Today’s Education for the Future

By: Dr. Jeffrey McClellan and Justin Aglio. Self-Organizing Learning Environments (SOLEs) draw on children’s natural curiosity to create a dynamic education space for students to learn, interact and develop critical problem-solving skills.

What’s Your School District’s Tagline for the New School Year?

By: Justin Aglio and Dr. Michael Ghilani. Here are the steps Montour School District took to create a tagline that best represents our mission, as well as our current and future plans to continue modeling it for our students.