Mar. 22, 2016 9:50 am
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.
Nov. 24, 2015 5:30 pm
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.
Oct. 20, 2014 11:41 am
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 […]
May 2, 2014 11:00 am
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 […]