Students at Patterson High School and Baltimore Polytechnic Institute are about to get new science and environmental health laboratories: their schools. A Community Research Grant from Johns Hopkins will fund our joint effort to provide students with mentors, testing equipment, … Continued
The New Scientific Breakthroughs: How and Who When we list our most important scientific breakthroughs, we usually note the discoveries of new evidence: ancient bones, DNA, black holes and medicines. But could our biggest recent breakthrough … Continued
Here is a peek at some moments from the 7th Annual MOST Conference. This conference never fails to show me how these programs are bringing exciting and important learning to our children both in and out of schools. Great schools– … Continued
Every year our schools test students. And every year these tests show that students in Baltimore City Public Schools perform far below state averages on all subjects. If we want better results, we need to invert the equation. Students should … 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.
How Students Can Improve Their Health And Learning. Our schools constantly test our students to measure their achievement. But if we want to improve student achievement, it’s time for students to test their schools. Are classrooms too hot … Continued