Category: Academic Centers and Affiliates

CTY-led collaborators present free guide for local high-achievers

September 12, 2011

Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels and local education leaders this week will unveil Compass: A Directory of Resources for Bright Students in Baltimore. Produced by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools and the Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust, Compass puts in one place information on more […]

Fall deadline nears for CTY grades 2–8 gifted testing

November 8, 2010

Nov. 22 is the fall deadline for enrolling a gifted child in grades 2 through 8 in the 2010–2011 Center for Talented Youth Global Talent Search. Enrolled students take above-grade-level tests that can lead to eligibility for CTY’s popular online and summer courses. Enrollment by Nov. 22 helps families meet future test deadlines so they […]

New from JHU Press: The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals

October 19, 2009

The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals By Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins and Michael Grayson Just who was the Przewalski after whom Przewalski’s horse was named? Or Husson, the eponym for the rat Hydromys hussoni? Or the Geoffroy whose name is forever linked to Geoffroy’s cat? This unique reference book provides a brief look at the real lives […]

JHU brings virtual learning to Baltimore County schools

October 12, 2009

Software engineers at Johns Hopkins’ Applied Physics Laboratory, in collaboration with JHU’s Center for Technology in Education, have developed a prototype Virtual Learning Environment to provide Baltimore County students with a gaminglike experience to augment existing math and science curricula.

Now on tap: The ‘fizzics’ of beer

October 5, 2009

Physicist’s JHU Press book delves into science of popular beverage

High school diploma alone isn’t the solution for livelihoods

September 28, 2009

Recent graduates from Philadelphia’s public high schools had higher employment rates and higher annual earnings than their classmates who dropped out, but many of them still did not have incomes above the federal poverty line, according to a new study from the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins. The report suggests that although it is […]

A haven for young minds

September 21, 2009

For 30 years, CTY has been the go-to place for gifted pre-college kids

New from JHU Press

September 21, 2009

In Praise of Deadlock: How Partisan Struggle Makes Better Laws By W. Lee Rawls The acrimonious debate over health care reform has made some commentators long for more bipartisanship. W. Lee Rawls might disagree. As a practitioner who served for 14 years as chief of staff to two U.S. senators, Bill Frist and Pete Domenici, […]

Girls and boys of summer

August 17, 2009

During the summer, legions of girls and boys flock to the Homewood campus to participate in organized educational and recreational activities. The university provides a wide range of programs—from sports day camps to pre-college engineering programs—for those ages 6 to 17.

Calculating the best way for teaching algebra

August 17, 2009

What’s the best formula for teaching algebra? Immersing students in their course work, or easing them into learning the new skills? Or does a combination of the two techniques add up to the best strategy? Researchers at the Center for Social Organization of Schools at Johns Hopkins are aiming to find out through a federally funded study that will span 18 schools in five states this fall.

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