At this Southern Delaware elementary school, infants and toddlers are encouraged to speak in their native Spanish
The six-week Léemelo program has seen success in a school where the majority of students speak Spanish.
6 days ago
Lifeguards wanted: Philly waiving application, certification fees for young candidates
Philadelphia could not open all of its pools last summer due to a lifeguard shortage. The city hopes to avoid that fate this year.
4 months ago
La Plaza Delaware hopes to bridge the gap with its Latino Leadership training program
By embracing the Latino Leadership training program, La Plaza Delaware aims to erase the underrepresentation of Latinos in leadership.
7 months ago
Back to school with Philly’s new superintendent
Philadelphia has a new school leader for the first time in a decade. Superintendent Dr. Tony Watlington on the challenges facing kids and teachers in the district this year.
Air Date: August 25, 2022 10:00 amListen 49:15
‘Safe place’: Art classes foster healing for Delaware cancer patients, English learners and people living with trauma
The Healing Through the Arts initiative began in 2017 with painting and drawing sessions for people with cancer.
10 months ago
Mount Airy’s newest shop teaches beginners to sew and quilt on a budget
Whether you’re experienced, or want to learn how to sew and quilt, the owner’s passion for fabric has her planning opportunities for adults and children.
1 year agoListen 1:51
‘Forget YouTube,’ this Philly shop teaches cyclists how to repair their own bikes
West Philly’s Neighborhood Bike Works teaches cyclists how to fix up their own bike through a DIY repair program called Bike Church.
1 year agoListen 2:02
The Clay Studio opens new building in Kensington, for Kensington
The purpose-built ceramics workshop and community space is designed with its neighbors in mind.
1 year ago
A year without play: Parents and experts worry about loss of social skills during pandemic
In-person school provided kids with regular, organic social exposure. What happens after a year when that disappeared?
2 years agoListen 4:50
Native American artists offer hope and craft in online workshops
We Are The Seeds, based in Philadelphia, is asking Native American artists from around the country to teach digital workshops open to the public.
2 years ago
Al-Bustan camp immerses Philly kids in Arabic language, culture and science
At the Al-Bustan Camp, a cultural summer camp held at St. Peter's School in Society Hill, children are learning about the Arabic language, music, history and science.
4 years agoListen 2:35
Why being a first-generation college student is uniquely hard
Your parents are still the biggest indicator of how successful you'll become.
Air Date: May 6, 2019Listen 12:32
Why we chose online school for our teen
Anyone who’s ever heard me stumble through trying to explain the identifiable traits of a mammal, watched me do 5th grade math, or list ...
5 years ago
Chess, and the power of girls to identify themselves as leaders
In its third year, the weeklong Philly Girls Play Chess camp is the creation of ASAP (After School Activities Partnership).
5 years ago