Oct. 22, 2012 10:00 am
The screen shot above plots the data for Lyndhurst Elementary School and City Neighbors High School, both in Baltimore city. The Education Consumers Foundation, an education advocacy group based in Northern Virginia, has developed a graph that plots the percentage of third-grade students in Maryland’s schools who qualify for free or reduced lunch against the [...]
Oct. 9, 2012 10:30 am
Today we roll out a new feature on Technically Baltimore: One Big Idea. We’d like to use this space to allow technologists, community organizers, activists and other thought leaders in Baltimore city propose one idea for making this city a better place to live and work. Ignite Baltimore founder Mike Subelsky kicks off One Big Idea [...]
Oct. 3, 2012 9:30 am
The Digital Harbor Foundation, fresh off a summer of training its inaugural class of EdTech fellows and launching a website for teachers to document the “pain points” in education, is now establishing a Rec2Tech Center in Federal Hill. In a post on the Baltimore Tech Facebook group, co-executive director Shelly Blake-Plock said the center “will [...]
Sep. 26, 2012 9:30 am
Morgan State University “has developed a hub for science, technology, engineering and math” inside its Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies, reports the Baltimore Sun.
Sep. 17, 2012 9:30 am
More than 15,000 pipette tips, 12,000 pairs of gloves and 15,000 liters of agarose are stashed on the MdBioLab, a modified tractor trailer kitted out with research laboratory-worthy equipment, which parked itself last week at the SEED School of Maryland, located in southwest Baltimore near Gwynns Falls Park.
Sep. 12, 2012 9:30 am
A National Science Foundation grant awarded to Johns Hopkins University will be used toward a community STEM education program, reports the Baltimore Sun.
Sep. 4, 2012 11:00 am
Imagine working toward your PhD at Johns Hopkins University in human genetics or physiology — slogging away at what seems like endless hours in the lab — all while launching a social networking startup here in Baltimore. And you don’t have any real office space save for frequent meetings at the aptly named Fells Point [...]
Aug. 29, 2012 9:30 am
When school opened Tuesday, students attending Leith Walk Elementary School in the northeast Baltimore neighborhood of Ramblewood got the first look at an addition tacked on to their 61-year-old school building, reports the Baltimore Brew. The addition, built with $20 million in state funding, will house grades 2 through 5 and includes “modern classrooms,” according to [...]
Aug. 16, 2012 10:30 am
Technology to Patrick Gavin isn’t kitting out his tenth-grade English class at Digital Harbor High School with the latest Apple devices. “It really is just sort of an entire mindset shift,” says Gavin, 28. “There’s just so many things that go on in the school building that you don’t really question why.” While not a [...]
Aug. 16, 2012 8:00 am
The Community School in the Remington neighborhood was robbed over the weekend, reports North Baltimore Patch. According to a police report, sometime between 4 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Sunday, a burglar was able to pry open the schools’ backdoor because the deadbolt wasn’t engaged and steal five MacBooks, three Mac minis, a video converter, [...]