Rethinking Learning: What lessons can after school programs teach our schools?

During the recent Maryland Out of School Time conference I got a chance to observe lessons from a variety of after school programs. These programs involved the participants in genuine STEM inquiry in ways that are still rare in the … Continued

How many Drip, Drip, Drips does it take to lose a Million Dollars?

It was a joy to learn with the bright students at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute last week.  The students worked hard and offered the guest speakers great questions and great respect. I’d like to challenge the students (and anyone who wishes) to … Continued

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Oyster Gardening Workshop

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation workshop teaches community members how to build oyster cages and raise oysters in the Baltimore Inner Harbor.
The oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay has fallen to 1-2 percent of its historic levels due to pollution, loss of habitat and disease. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is working to
restore oysters which help to filter the water in the Chesapeake Bay.