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How the typically hands-on, project-based Workshop School is adapting to COVID-19

Aug. 20, 2020 1:13 pm

How the typically hands-on, project-based Workshop School is adapting to COVID-19

The University City-based high school's interactive learning plans have been upended by the pandemic, rendering creativity and collaboration even more essential.
Code for Philly’s new technical fellowship offers paid skills development and mentorship

Aug. 17, 2020 11:07 am

Code for Philly’s new technical fellowship offers paid skills development and mentorship

With a donation from Comcast, Code By Philly will provide three fellows with professional experience, mentorship and a stipend over eight weeks.
What could successful online learning look like? Multimodal curriculum and no time restraints

Aug. 14, 2020 3:33 pm

What could successful online learning look like? Multimodal curriculum and no time restraints

Laura Otten, a longtime La Salle University professor and and the director of a fully online master's program, argues for a shift in thinking about virtual education as we approach the start of a remote school year.
This 10-year pledge aims to get more women, Black and Latinx Philadelphians in STEM careers

Aug. 13, 2020 9:39 am

This 10-year pledge aims to get more women, Black and Latinx Philadelphians in STEM careers

GlaxoSmithKline's $10 million commitment over 10 years will support the newly formed Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective.
All of Philadelphia needs remote access to services. Here’s how it can happen

Aug. 7, 2020 11:49 am

All of Philadelphia needs remote access to services. Here’s how it can happen

Community Legal Services staffers calls on local and national leaders to support many forms of remote access to services in Philadelphia, including internet and phone services.
What you need to know about Philly’s plan to get 35K low-income households online for the 2020-21 school year

Aug. 6, 2020 4:25 pm

What you need to know about Philly’s plan to get 35K low-income households online for the 2020-21 school year

The plan, called PHLConnectED, is the first step in the City of Philadelphia's larger strategy to address digital access and inequity in getting 35,000 student homes connected.
7 tips on Instagram advocacy from viral sanitation worker Terrill Haigler

Aug. 6, 2020 7:20 am

7 tips on Instagram advocacy from viral sanitation worker Terrill Haigler

With a unique social media strategy, @yafavtrashman has raised awareness — and donations — for sanitation workers' safety during the pandemic. Here's how he did it.
Only 5% of PA’s first small biz coronavirus loans went to non-white entrepreneurs

Aug. 4, 2020 8:42 am

Only 5% of PA’s first small biz coronavirus loans went to non-white entrepreneurs

The March funding was spoken for in about six days.
Comcast protest for free internet access brings digital divide debate to the forefront

Aug. 3, 2020 7:07 pm

Comcast protest for free internet access brings digital divide debate to the forefront

Outside the telecomms giant's Center City HQ, activists conveyed concerns about what virtual learning means to Philadelphians with limited or no internet access and questioned what side of the digital divide Comcast is on.
PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros

Aug. 3, 2020 2:02 pm

PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros

The Arts2Work program is pairing Black and Latinx Philadelphians with mentors and skills to help them pursue careers in media and the arts.

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