Literacy

Stemnasium Learning Academy "Hour of Code" Philadelphia

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December 8, 2014
Join us as we bring this innovative education to Philadelphia Youth! All students K - 12 are encouraged to attend this FREE event!

The HOUR OF CODE is a nationwide initiative by CSEdWeek and code.org to introduce computer programming to 10 million students and encourage them to learn programming. The Hour of Code Philadelphia kicks off December, 8 2014 - December 13, 2014.

SRC Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting

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November 3, 2014
Read By 4th Campaign takes center-stage at The School Reform Commission first Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting of the year

On Monday, November 3rd, The School Reform Commission (SRC) will have its first Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting of the year. The focus of this meeting will be the READ! by 4th Campaign, and for future meetings, educating the SRC and the public on pressing education policy issues in the city. There will be three presentations: READ! by 4th Strategy, Creating Effective Partners, and Parent Engagement, with group discussions in between each panel.

Educating in the Digital Age: A Celebration of Writing & Literacy

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October 25, 2014
The strongest possible program covering the newest and best educational practices both in the classroom and beyond.

On Saturday, October 25th from 8am-5pm, the Philadelphia Writing Project in partnership with the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) have teamed up to provide area teachers a full day of professional development including breakout sessions, product demonstrations, and expert panels that will highlight and showcase the future of digital and literacy education both in and out of the classroom.

 

READ! By 4th Campaign Teams Up with Eagles Youth Partnership

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October 16, 2014

The READ! by 4th Campaign announced on October 15, 2014 that Eagles Youth Partnership and Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin will serve as a leading voice for the Campaign's efforts to boost the number of children reading on grade level by the start of fourth grade.