education

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.
City of Philadelphia launches online adult literacy courses access

Mar. 24, 2014 8:30 am

City of Philadelphia launches online adult literacy courses

In Philadelphia, about 67 percent of adults seeking literacy courses in 2014 read at a 4th-8th grade level, according to data from the Commission, the government organization that oversees the city's adult literacy efforts. The courses are geared toward learners at that level.
Temple launches country’s first online learning program for dentistry access

Mar. 4, 2014 9:30 am

Temple launches country’s first online learning program for dentistry

The website is designed to facilitate the exchange of informations: anyone on the website can access and share anonymous patient cases. This allows more students to learn from a specific patient case than would be possible in a traditional clinic setting.
Don’t take Harvard’s Intro to Comp. Sci. course alone. Join this group. access

Feb. 3, 2014 9:30 am

Don’t take Harvard’s Intro to Comp. Sci. course alone. Join this group.

Neil Trenk, who organizes the meetup, said he started the group to create a campus feel for people taking massive open online courses.
State of MOOCs: how free online college learning challenges higher education access

Dec. 23, 2013 12:30 pm

State of MOOCs: how free online college learning challenges higher education

The question is whether this inevitable and exciting step toward wider access will disrupt higher education in unforeseen ways.
Workshop School: tour this University City project based STEM high school access

Dec. 10, 2013 12:30 pm

Workshop School: tour this University City project based STEM high school

In its first year as fully-fledged public high program, the Workshop School has 92 students in the University City building that last year held the West Philly High School automotive program. With better resources and its new project-based learning structure, is the Workshop a model or an aberration?