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At the Science Center, 12 West Philly school kids learned about STEM and design access

Feb. 9, 2018 11:39 am

At the Science Center, 12 West Philly school kids learned about STEM and design

As part of the Project Inquiry program, a dozen students worked with 3D printers, laser cutters and design software to redesign a company's logo and branding.
Data error bumps Temple’s Online MBA program from No. 1 to unranked civic

Jan. 26, 2018 11:56 am

Data error bumps Temple’s Online MBA program from No. 1 to unranked

The business school “significantly overstated the number of new entrants for its 2016-2017 entering class who submitted GMAT scores,” U.S. News said while handing down its punishment.
Digitability to help students with cognitive disabilities at 18 Philly schools business

Jan. 4, 2018 12:51 pm

Digitability to help students with cognitive disabilities at 18 Philly schools

The program, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, will reach some 2,000 students.
A 29-year veteran of Philly public schools wants to build a makerspace in East Falls access

Jan. 2, 2018 7:31 am

A 29-year veteran of Philly public schools wants to build a makerspace in East Falls

A 3D printer will help introduce children to problem solving and creativity, says Emily Adeshigbin, a digital literacy educator at Thomas Mifflin School. She launched a GoFundMe to make it happen.
CS4Philly sets out to meet ‘critical’ goal: getting code in every Philly school access

Dec. 7, 2017 12:57 pm

CS4Philly sets out to meet ‘critical’ goal: getting code in every Philly school

Backed by Mayor Kenney, Comcast and a couple-dozen institutional partners, the effort aims to get computer science in every K–12 public school. Here's the next step.
This program helps high-schoolers find their way to tech access

Oct. 25, 2017 11:27 am

This program helps high-schoolers find their way to tech

NFTE's Startup Tech program launched last week in Roxborough High, with backing from Newtown Square-based SAP.
TechGirlz coding classes putting the ‘free’ in Free Library of Philadelphia access

Oct. 20, 2017 10:17 am

TechGirlz coding classes putting the ‘free’ in Free Library of Philadelphia

The tech nonprofit is bringing a slate of programs to South Philadelphia Library, thanks to funding from Startup PHL and others. The next workshop for middle school–age girls is Oct. 21.
Next week: Hear from the educator bringing hip-hop to STEM education access

Oct. 16, 2017 12:19 pm

Next week: Hear from the educator bringing hip-hop to STEM education

Chris Emdin, author of “Urban Science Education for the Hip-hop Generation,” is coming to Philly Oct. 24 as part of the ExCITe Center's Learning Innovation series.
Solving the vast disconnect between schools and employers access

Oct. 6, 2017 11:13 am

Solving the vast disconnect between schools and employers

While 96 percent of chief academic officers believe graduates are prepared for the workforce, only 11 percent of business leaders agree. Here's how Delaware Valley University is approaching the disconnect.
Startup PHL announces winners of $100K Call for Ideas grant program civic

Sep. 28, 2017 12:55 pm

Startup PHL announces winners of $100K Call for Ideas grant program

It's the sixth cohort of the City Hall–backed tech initiative. This one focuses on Philly's kids.

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