May. 6, 2013 11:30 am
Thirty teams of middle and high school students gathered to compete in the Hopkins Robotics Cup on Saturday at Johns Hopkins University.
May. 1, 2013 8:30 am
But unlike the international VEX Robotics World Championship, the Hopkins Robotics Cup is a competition to which Baltimore city public school students can aspire to.
Apr. 30, 2013 8:28 pm
Robotics, for some students, is captivating, compelling and the way in which they connect what they learn in the classroom to a practical effort they’re personally invested in. The RoboDoves at Western High School is as strong an example as any.
Apr. 29, 2013 11:30 am
The SEED School of Maryland wants to purchase 60 laptops for its rising class of ninth-grade students.
Apr. 11, 2013 9:30 am
Baltimore's most talented bucket drummers are all in kindergarten through the seventh grade. The OrchKids is an after-school music program sponsored by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Apr. 4, 2013 8:30 am
Roughly one in three households in the U.S. earning less than $25,000 each year have broadband Internet access, according to this infographic from Online Degree Programs titled “The Internet Access Gap in Education.” View the infographic here. Or from Online Degree Programs here. And, as it turns out, in Baltimore, 35 percent of households earn less [...]
Apr. 1, 2013 11:00 am
Mentor kids in Baltimore and teach them one skill: Eliot Pearson’s ‘One Big Idea for Baltimore’ [VIDEO]
Aol/Advertising.com software engineer Eliot Pearson's One Big Idea is simple: adults should “figure out a way to connect with a kid in Baltimore and teach them a skill that will benefit them in life.”
Mar. 12, 2013 11:30 am
Students from Digital Harbor High School, Western High School and the Bryn Mawr School gathered at the Digital Harbor Tech Center in Federal Hill to show off products they had digitally manufactured with 3D printers
Mar. 11, 2013 11:30 am
At University of Maryland Baltimore County, 796 undergraduate students are declared computer science majors. On a national level, the number of undergraduates declaring a computer science major rose by 29.2 percent this year.
Feb. 14, 2013 9:30 am
According to the National Science Board, 233,000 undergrads left college in 2007 with degrees in STEM subjects. Of that number, roughly 26 percent are women. That’s at the heart of the women technologist movement Brain Pickings has excerpted sections of Ainissa Ramirez‘s “Save Our Science,” in which she explains that part of the reason for [...]