Applications Now Open For The 2019 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

STEM educators to win $5,500 in prizes for their innovative uses of data-collection technology in the classroom.

UMB’s Promise Heights Initiative Receives $30M Grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Promise Heights a five-year, $30 million grant to continue its effort to improve the lives of children and families in the West Baltimore neighborhood of Upton/Druid Heights. The grant enables Promise Heights to ...

Educator Launches ‘Dinner Table Math’ To Help Prepare Elementary School Students For Algebra And Beyond

Educator Angela McIver, Ph.D. is expanding her pioneering after-school program Trapezium Math Club with her launch of Dinner Table Math® a set of games and activities designed to empower parents to help their children become stronger and more confident math ...

SBLC Director Brings Attention To Adult Literacy Struggle

For people between the ages of 25 and 64 without a high school diploma, the unemployment rate is 21.9 percent, according to SBLC officials who also note that a chronic lack of education and literacy skills perpetuates Baltimore's poverty problem.

STEM Day Extravaganza At MSU An Immense Success

The seventh annual Baltimore STEM Day Extravaganza at Morgan State University (MSU) on Saturday, September 8, 2018, turned out favorably— attracting hundreds from Baltimore City and the surrounding areas to participate in a fun-filled day of interactive and educational STEM-related ...

BGE ‘Bright Ideas’ Teachers’ Grants Now Being Accepted

Applications for grants up to $500 for in-classroom innovation projects due by October 31, 2018

Anne Arundel Community College Receives Higher Ed Diversity Award

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the third year in a row. The award comes from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Parents Share ‘Recipe For Success’ In Raising Collegiate Sons, High Achieving Daughter

John C. Dove Jr. and his wife Rhonda Caldwell Dove of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, are proud to share their recipe to success while raising three black boys to the ranks of successful, young college men and their youngest child, ...

Students At Furley Elementary School Receive Donated Backpacks With Back-To-School Essentials

Comcast Spotlight teamed up Kids In Need Foundation to provide more than 2,600 children across the nation with school supplies to start school year.

Former AmeriCorps Volunteer New Special Education Teacher At Sudbrook Magnet School

Donte Wylie, who worked as a volunteer with an AmeriCorps development initiative in Waverly, is the newest Special Education Math Teacher at Sudbrook Magnet Middle School in Pikesville. He has been assigned to work with the school’s special needs students ...

Reading Partners Celebrates 20th Year With Outstanding Results In Baltimore

The national nonprofit “Reading Partners” has been empowering students to succeed in reading and in life by engaging community volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring for 20 years. Since the organization was founded, it has mobilized nearly 55,000 community volunteers to ...

5 Tips To Aid Performance In The Classroom

With all the stress of a new school year, it can be difficult for students to readjust to a healthy routine, but many experts agree that sleep is among the most important parts of that routine. Numerous studies demonstrate that ...

Foundation Seeks To Stop Bullying As New School Year Begins

For many children, the start of a new school year can be stressful, especially if they’ve been victims of bullying in the past.

Baltimore Teachers Get Help From Other Teachers With Online Resource

More than two thirds of teachers in the United States are heading back to their classrooms prepared to welcome their students, including many in Baltimore where schools are set to open on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. This year, teachers will ...

STEM Students Find Career Options At BGE

As students across central Maryland head back to school, BGE reminds customers of the company’s commitment to education, specifically in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), workforce development and scholarships for higher education. In addition to its ...