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FabSlam v.3 is Underway!

We are excited to currently have 7 teams who will be participating in this Spring’s FabSlam! FabSlam is multi-week, team-based, digital fabrication challenge where youth learn and practice design, iteration, and production skills primarily focused on 3D Design and 3D Printing.    Photos from previous FabSlam Showcases This time around, we are working to instill a […]

Technology Workshop for Parents at DHF

Beginning on Thursday, March 20, Digital Harbor Foundation, in partnership with the Baltimore City Public Schools Family Institute, will offer a FREE workshop series for parents and guardians on using technology. This FREE workshop series will introduce technology tools and resources to help you help your child. This four (4) session workshop series will help […]

FabSlam – Version 3

Register Your Team Here What is FabSlam? FabSlam is a multi-week, team-based, digital fabrication challenge where youth learn and practice design, iteration, and production skills primarily focused on 3D Design and 3D Printing. Youth participants learn the basics of digital design and modeling and use industry-based tools and equipment to produce objects from those designs […]

March Events at the DHF Tech Center

Happy March! Hopefully spring will make an appearance soon. I love snow but I am ready for flowers and chirping birds! Just a reminder: registration is open for our Summer 2014 Maker Camp. More information can be found here.  Sunday, March 2- Thursday March 6, SxSW Edu – DHF staffers Andrew, Shawn, and Steph will […]

Reverse Mentoring Workshop Series

Digital Harbor Foundation is pleased to offer, in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools, the Reverse Mentoring Workshop Series. Do you ever feel like report cards are not as simple as they used to be? Would you like help making sense of the test and school data? This six (6) session workshop series will help […]

February Events at the DHF Tech Center

We are rockin’ and rollin’ in 2014! I missed the January blog post but this past month has been packed with our Anniversary Showcase, showing off to Maryland Delegates in Annapolis, snow cancellations, planning for sumer, and starting our new Spring Programs!  Looking forward, February is a short month but just as full as every […]

WebSLAM @ YouthBuild Philly

The week of November 18 – 25 Shawn and I were working in Philadelphia with YouthBuild Charter School on preparing for their very own WebSLAM. We had the pleasure of getting to know and work with about 25 talented youth, ages 18-20, from the Information Technology & Business Administration program. Youth spent Monday through Friday […]

STEM Connector Town Hall

We at the Digital Harbor Foundation are strong advocates for the formal support of informal STEM. Everyday we see the tremendous potential of our youth. They have a drive, determination, and desire that is all too often bottled-up, suppressed, or simply ignored by a test-centric academic bureaucracy which asks them to constantly do a minimum […]

TEDxYouth@Baltimore [VIDEOS]

As promised, the videos from all of the speakers at the TEDxYouth@Baltimore event have been posted. You can find them and the rest of the speakers from around the world on the official TEDx YouTube channel. For your conviennce, I’ve included them here below in the order they were given (entire playlist available here):