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Happy 100th to Beverly Cleary

By Hannah Monicken Beloved childrenΓÇÖs author Beverly Cleary turns 100 today. She has lived an impressively long and accomplished life, writing dozens of books and winning numerous awards. Her most well-known charactersΓÇöHenry Huggins and his dog Risby, Ramona and Beezus QuimbyΓÇöhave reflected her ability to channel the inner lives of …

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Masters of Invention

Got math? How about science, technology and engineering? The Ingenuity ProjectΓÇöa free-to-students program thatΓÇÖs integrated into four Baltimore City public schoolsΓÇöoffers megadoses of STEM classes to advanced learners in math and science. With several new initiatives underway, the program is evolving to engage students in even more meaningful ways. Twenty …

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Sponsored Content

By Elizabeth Andrews, Head of Garrison Forest Preschool   You don’t have to look very hard to find young children using the spatial reasoning, logic and problem solving skills that are critical to careers in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Children use these skills naturally as they …

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Inside Peek: Light City U

By Hannah Johnson Light City U conference on health innovation, sponsored largely by Kaiser Permanente, was held at the Pier V Hotel near the Inner Harbor Wednesday and Thursday and featured Dr. Vivienne Ming, a theoretical neuroscientist and seemingly perennial entrepreneur, as its first speaker. Ming, along with her wife, …

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Listen to the Children

By Kay Wicker ┬á Last year, the images of BaltimoreΓÇÖs youth in revolt were on countless television screens and practically every front page and homepage. Now several young community members have stepped up to enact change. The Baltimore chapter of Creative Mornings turned last monthΓÇÖs talk at the Arena Players …

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Taking the Task Force to Task on Autism

By Jason Cohen ┬á In a bit of surreally bad timing, the latest study released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has sparked anger among medical professionals and concerned parents across the spectrum. In February, the task force announced there is insufficient evidence┬áto recommend for or against┬áscreening for autism …

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