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After its second year, the city’s STEM mentorship program is finding its place results

Mar. 22, 2016 9:50 am

After its second year, the city’s STEM mentorship program is finding its place

The Office of Innovation and Technology's Center City STEM program was born from a US2020 pilot. This year, it took on an identity of its own. Here's how it fared.
How a city department is changing its STEM mentorship program for better impact results

Nov. 24, 2015 5:30 pm

How a city department is changing its STEM mentorship program for better impact

Iteration. Spearheaded by the Office of Innovation and Technology, the two-year-old program is adapting a national nonprofit's template to suit local students' needs.
An Update on Philadelphia School Makerspaces Funded by Crowdfunding funding

Oct. 20, 2014 11:41 am

An Update on Philadelphia School Makerspaces Funded by Crowdfunding

Last May, Generocity.org interviewed two Philadelphia-based teachers about how they were using crowdfunding to create makerspaces for students in their schools. Here’s an update on how both teachers have gone on to create successful maker spaces: Klint Kanopka at the Academy at Palumbo High School Klint Kanopka, a physics teacher at the magnet school Academy […]
Philadelphia Science Teachers Use Crowdfunding Campaigns to Start Makerspaces in Schools funding

May 2, 2014 11:00 am

Philadelphia Science Teachers Use Crowdfunding Campaigns to Start Makerspaces in Schools

The makerspace at Academy at Palumbo Klint Kanopka, a physics teacher at Academy at Palumbo, a magnet school in Philadelphia, has always learned best by doing. In his classroom, he has his students build and design things in order to learn different concepts. “My goal has always been to make it [physics] accessible and applicable to what […]

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