education

Freire Charter School wants to open a tech-focused high school access

Oct. 30, 2014 7:44 am

Freire Charter School wants to open a tech-focused high school

The School District of Philadelphia is accepting charter school proposals for the first time in seven years and Freire is applying.
Girl Develop It is launching in South Jersey access

Oct. 20, 2014 8:31 am

Girl Develop It is launching in South Jersey

Pamela Bey noticed that more and more South Jersey-based women were attending Girl Develop It Philly classes.
City’s ‘US2020′ STEM mentoring effort to kick off with two programs access

Sep. 18, 2014 12:39 pm

City’s ‘US2020′ STEM mentoring effort to kick off with two programs

The local arm of a nationwide program, Philadelphia's US2020 draws together industry partners, schools and government.
Take the Leadnomics challenge: how much paper can you donate to schools? business

Sep. 11, 2014 12:29 pm

Take the Leadnomics challenge: how much paper can you donate to schools?

How one Philly tech company is getting rid of extra supplies and encouraging others to donate to Philly's schools.
This game helps get your kids to school on time, painlessly business

Sep. 11, 2014 10:41 am

This game helps get your kids to school on time, painlessly

A side project from RJMetrics developer (and dad) Ben Garvey.
Help Camden youth get IT jobs; take this Hopeworks survey access

Sep. 8, 2014 10:30 am

Help Camden youth get IT jobs; take this Hopeworks survey

If your tech firm were to hire a young person from Camden without a college degree, what skills or certificates would they need to have? Hopeworks ‘N Camden is looking to find out.
Küdzoo: mobile app turns good grades into real-life perks business

Jun. 5, 2014 10:30 am

Küdzoo: mobile app turns good grades into real-life perks

"We reward students for their academic achievements," says co-founder Logan Cohen in a Technical.ly Philly Q&A. "It's all about increasing student engagement."
See 3D art at the Franklin Institute’s new ‘Your Brain’ exhibit creative

Jun. 5, 2014 9:15 am

See 3D art at the Franklin Institute’s new ‘Your Brain’ exhibit

You can see the art installation in person at the exhibit's grand opening on June 14 and also at events and festivals around the city this summer.
Drexel prof built physics ed app through the Philadelphia Museum of Art access

Apr. 30, 2014 7:30 am

Drexel prof built physics ed app through the Philadelphia Museum of Art

“In a city like Philadelphia, you can learn about science anywhere," said Mary Jo Grdina, a professor at Drexel's School of Education.