A small group of young women, dressed in business attire and looking busy on their laptops, recently gathered at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship anxiously awaiting the start of a 13-week journey to better prepare them for their futures.
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greeNEWit, EduSerc Partner for STEM Residency Program
Sustainability provider greeNEWit is partnering with EduSerc to launch a new Green STEM Residency Program where professional engineers work directly in schools’ science classes to provide hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) training and industry exposure to all students in a school.
Embracing STEAM Education as an Expansion of STEM
STEAM is an educational movement that engages students from preschool through college and beyond in an integrated learning approach, now officially recognized nationally as part of Common Core standards along with science, technology, engineering and mathematics, i.e., STEM plus the arts.
Howard Board of Education Considers School Start and Dismissal Time Proposals
The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) School Start and Dismissal Time Committee (SSDT) presented four alternative models for school start and dismissal times in a report to the Howard County Board of Education at its Nov. 17 meeting.
MasterPeace Solutions Announces Launch of Two Technology Startups
Columbia-based MasterPeace Solutions Ltd., a technology accelerator that supports cleared engineers and technologists in commercializing their latest ideas, has announced the launch of two technology startups: Zuul IoT Inc. and SrcLight Inc.
Avoiding Digital Fraud and Hackers
Every year, millions of consumers fall victim to cybercrime. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, in 2014 consumers lost more than $800 million from scams initiated through the web.
Maryland Commerce and Community Colleges Join to Launch Workforce Training Program The Maryland Department of Commerce has joined with the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC) to launch a program […]
What Is Big Data Analytics and Why Should Business Leaders Care?
Business leaders face myriad decisions every day: How can my company be more efficient? What strategies should we use to exceed our customers’ expectations? Can we predict what our market will do?
Tips for Disposing of That Old Computer, Phone or Tablet
It’s the holiday season, and one of the best gift-giving ideas is new technology. Who doesn’t want the latest phone or the sharpest tablet or even the fastest computer? These are exactly the sorts of presents that many people ask for, or better yet, choose to buy for themselves.
Reinvention and Relevance in Learning – Shifting to a Networked Creative Economy
Gone are the days of only classroom-based, instructor-led learning. The societal shift to the creative economy coincides with the rapid growth of online, competency-based education and virtual learning tools, applications and methodologies.