Upcoming Appearances and Activities at the #AERA2014 Conference

In a few weeks, the largest conference of education researchers (the American Education Research Association – AERA – about 20,000-30,000 members) will be coming to my hometown of Philadelphia, PA for four days of sharing research, networking, and learning about what is new and interesting in the field of education. I’ll be participating in several…

URBAN – Philly Launches at #AERA2014 – Connecting Research, Community Orgs & Educators

ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF URBAN PHILLY at the AERA CONFERENCE Come to these great feature events to learn more or visit our website at http://urbanresearchnetwork.org/local-nodes/philadelphia-node/ Together in Struggle: Supporting Youth and Community Organizing Through Engaged Scholarship” Friday, April 4, 4:00-6:00 South Philadelphia HS, 2102 S. Broad St. featuring presenters from PSU, YUC, TAG, Juntos, MMP, and PCAPs “Imagine…

Teacher Scholarships in Connected Learning for Summer 2014!

I’m happy to announce, that in a time when money for professional development is on the wane, the Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University is offering 5 Teacher Scholarships for Meenoo Rami’s new course, “Teacher Practice in a Connected World,” (ED676, offered online this May 2014). More information about Rami’s course and…

The Buddha of Heidelberg Street

“When we recognize and acknowledge our own suffering, the Buddha – which means the Buddha in us—will look at it, discover what has brought it about, and prescribe a course of action that can transform it into peace, joy, and liberation” -Thich Nhat Hanh On a grey and chilly afternoon in Detroit, a friend and I…