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Here’s a new program where devs can inspire Philly kids to code access

Jun. 28, 2016 12:14 pm

Here’s a new program where devs can inspire Philly kids to code

Coded by Kids is launching a teaching fellowship to get technologists working with students from the city's low-income neighborhoods. Founder Sylvester Mobley explains why.
Watch this Nate Nichols video about inspiring Philly kids to consider STEM careers creative

Jun. 2, 2016 11:24 am

Watch this Nate Nichols video about inspiring Philly kids to consider STEM careers

The Palette Group founder has been touring local middle schools.
The Workshop School and Little Baby’s teamed up for some space-related ice cream adventures access

May 20, 2016 9:08 am

The Workshop School and Little Baby’s teamed up for some space-related ice cream adventures

Sending ice cream to space from Delco? Believe it.
Comcast donates $105K for 3D printers at 3 Philly rec centers civic

May 12, 2016 10:34 am

Comcast donates $105K for 3D printers at 3 Philly rec centers

Local makerspace NextFab will also pitch in with training and tech support for the devices.
Why SAP hosted 70 high-schoolers at its Newtown Square HQ this month access

Mar. 24, 2016 12:14 pm

Why SAP hosted 70 high-schoolers at its Newtown Square HQ this month

The tech giant has a longstanding relationship with Philadelphia's Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship.
TechGirlz goes global access

Feb. 23, 2016 12:22 pm

TechGirlz goes global

Volunteers in Paraguay, Ukraine and Canada are spreading the TechGirlz curriculum via the nonprofit's open-source TechShopz in a Box program.
Start your tech career with these Villanova degree-completion programs access

Oct. 19, 2015 10:40 am

Start your tech career with these Villanova degree-completion programs

“Whatever you get tonight in class, you will be able to use tomorrow at work,” program director Sandra Kearney says to her students.
Protesters: Comcast should fund technology in Philly schools business

Sep. 11, 2015 5:20 pm

Protesters: Comcast should fund technology in Philly schools

As the city continues to negotiate with Comcast on its 15-year franchise agreement, activists offered a reminder Friday: many of Philly's students don't have the technology and tech training they need to succeed, and Comcast can help.
How this Drexel program is strengthening the region’s STEM pipeline access

Aug. 24, 2015 10:14 am

How this Drexel program is strengthening the region’s STEM pipeline

We visit REThink, which places local teachers in research labs over the summer. It's one way to fight the “unthinkable” lack of computer science education in U.S. schools.
Why this Philly private school just bought Chromebooks for all its students access

Aug. 18, 2015 10:34 am

Why this Philly private school just bought Chromebooks for all its students

After a two-year exploratory period, St. Joseph's Prep decided on Chromebooks for its laptop rollout. The school is charging parents an annual fee of $185 to support the initiative.

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