schools - Philly



Oct. 1, 2018 12:00 pm

Here’s why Minecraft matters for Philly public schools

Fundraiser, STEM fair, Minecraft tournament: Public Citizens for Children and Youth is holding its second annual STEMCraft event Oct. 6. Here's how to get involved.

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.

Aug. 31, 2017 9:35 am

The School District just launched a Netflix of sorts for professional development

The Exemplary Teaching Video Library has over 80 videos of cool lessons recorded during the 2016-2017 school year.

Aug. 10, 2017 12:02 pm

School District gets first major website update in 10 years

By the end of the school year, each individual school will also get website makeovers.

Jul. 26, 2017 8:17 am

Two national dev bootcamps shut down, but these Philly camps aren’t fazed

Launch Academy moved to a new space, NYCDA keeps on mission.

Feb. 17, 2017 8:30 am

Ridesharing companies just pumped exactly $357,593 into the School District’s coffers

The figure represents a slice of the companies' revenue in accordance to the temporary budget deal that allowed them to keep functioning in Philly.

Oct. 25, 2016 11:12 am

The School District just cut the ribbon on its rejuvenated student-run TV studio

We talked to some of the students who plan to use the studio to record songs, learn to live broadcast news and even make drone films.

Oct. 11, 2016 10:26 am

Roxborough High School gets $1.1 million boost to its STEM career program

The grant comes from the Philadelphia School Partnership, which has a history of backing STEM-focused schools.

Sep. 15, 2016 8:43 am

Amazon gave out $10,000 in school supplies to a North Philly school

At Jay Cooke Elementary on Wednesday, the Seattle-based ecommerce giant and the School District of Philadelphia announced a STEM education partnership.

Aug. 23, 2016 10:59 am

Why 10 District teachers spent their summer doing grad-level STEM research

Run by ex-Central High School robotics coach Dan Ueda, Penn's federally-backed Research Experience for Teachers program aims to give teachers the tools to train the city's next physicists and engineers.

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