Are Baltimore schools starting to pay attention to student leadership and ideas? Schools often talk about preparing students for citizenship, but rarely offer students a voice or a seat at the table on issues that affect them. But if the … Continued
As educators and foundations consider how to expand STEM learning in Baltimore, I’d like to offer a few recommendations. First, define STEM broadly. When we see STEM as a way of understanding and solving problems of all kinds, it becomes … Continued
STEM design exercise for Baltimore, Maryland.
Are Baltimore schools starting to pay attention to student leadership and ideas? It may be too early to tell. It is one thing to ask students to speak up. It is another to listen. But if the student leadership conference … Continued
If you are reading this, you know the power of free, immediate information available to you whenever you wish. When was the last time that you learned how to do or fix something by watching a YouTube video or seeking … Continued
grant opportunity to fund air monitoring
It is a community college literature class in Pennsylvania. Laid-off mill workers, retirees and students fresh out of high school choose their seats and prepare for the first lecture. Their professor, a big guy with eyes that brighten at this … Continued
Ever discover something a little late into the process? “You aren’t eating those blackberries, are you?.. Didn’t you know this is a Superfund site?” The president of the neighborhood association was looking at me with concern as my blue stained … Continued
There is a great STEM learning project in our air.
Should Maryland stop smoking?
Learning events are bright and wonderful–I find myself running about like a child with a butterfly net, trying to capture new ideas and brilliant insights. Here are a few that I’ve caught for... READ MORE
Baltimore WordPress Camp It is a joy to see people teaching and learning together. The recent Baltimore WordPress Camp in Baltimore, Maryland was a great example of shared learning. My favorite part... READ MORE
Students Test their Schools Students at Patterson High School and Baltimore Polytechnic Institute are about to get new science and environmental health laboratories: their schools. Johns Hopkins and Cool Green Schools are partnering... READ MORE