STEM vs. STEAM, How Can The Arts Not Belong In Classrooms From Harlem To Harare?

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Adapted from an article from Ed Week by Ann Jolly writes that a tug of war between proponents of STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) and advocates for STEAM lessons, which add art to the mix – has been going on for years. Continue Reading →

STEM Kids NYC Is Hiring! STEAM Teachers & Gurus Needed At Columbia In Harlem

STEM Kids NYC, a Harlem-based 501(c)(3) founded in 2015 and featured on NBC’s GIVE show, bridges the gap between current school curriculum and the immediate need to prepare students for STEM skills and for jobs that do not yet exist. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Kicks Off Summer In The City Applications From Harlem To Hollis

Chancellor Fariña today kicked off the application period for Summer in the City (SITC) enrichment programs that offer students hands-on, STEM-oriented, and college-aligned curricula, as well as educational visits to New York City cultural institutions. Continue Reading →

NYC Department Of Design Construction Accepting Apps From Harlem To Hollis

YC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), announced today it is accepting applications for its upcoming summer internship programs. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others On DDC Summer School Enrichment Program

melissa-mark-viverito-and-ydanis-rodriguez1Uptown electeds Melissa Mark-Viverito and Ydanis Rodriguez comment on a study of middle school students who participated in the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s (DDC) Middle School Summer Enrichment Program has found that, after the program, students overall were more interested in technical career fields. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Lincoln Center Education Launches “Think Like An Artist” Video Series

think-like-an-artistAs part of the celebration of its 40th anniversary and in conjunction with the National Arts in Education week, Lincoln Center Education (LCE), today launches a new series called Think Like an Artist. Continue Reading →

It’s Back, HBA’s Disrupt Harlem Code Squad Returns

disrupt in harlemHarlem Business Alliance’s STEM & Entrepreneurship program connects Harlem’s young adults to the NYC tech industry. After 11 weeks, participants learn how to code and design a web app of their own creation.
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Join The NYUL 2016 Summer STEM Program In Harlem

stem in summer programJoin New York Urban League this summer to learn more about technology, your son or daughters path to college and careers in STEM NEXT Academy NYUL’s Experiential Technology Academy at the NYUL Harlem Office starting July 11th, 2016. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Geoffrey Canada Honored At Assoc. of Children’s Museums Showcases

geoffrey-canadaA New England-style town meeting and Ultimate Block Party with Harlem’s Geoffrey Canada from Halrem Chhildrens Zone are among the highlights of the Association of Children’s Museums InterActivity 2016 conference. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announces New Computer Science Education Initiative From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Fariña today announced a new initiative to bring high-quality computer science (CS) education to over 150 elementary, middle, and high schools across the City for the 2016-17 school year. Continue Reading →

NYC Chancellor Farina Announces Summer In The City From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Fariña today announced the launch of Summer in the City (SITC), a brand-new approach to summer school for grades 2-12 which combines new curriculum, college-level and STEM-oriented enrichment programming, and educational visits to New York City cultural institutions. Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Super Hot Sneaker Culture Live Stream Tonight

swiss beatz in streamingYou know Harlem loves sneakers, from Teyanna Taylor, to the father and son team Troy and Chase “Sneakers” Reed created the first sneaker pawn shop and tons more straight outta Harlem. Continue Reading →

Meet Some Of The Folks At Harlem Biospace At Columbia

harlem biopsace teacherDr. Aaron Kyle, is Lead Instructor for the Hk Maker Lab. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of  Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Columbia University in Harlem.

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