How Connected Learning Brought My Family Closer Together

If someone had told me two months ago that a MOOC would bring my family closer together I would have LOL’d at the idea. However, several weeks into my participation in the National Writing Project & Educator Innovator’s Connected Learning MOOC (#CLMOOC), I can tell you that “Connected Learning” has taken on an entirely new…

Do Schools Have Enough Books? An Interview with Meredith Broussard of Stackedup.org

For the third installment of my Educational Thought Leader series, I talked with Meredith Broussard. A former software developer, Broussard is an assistant professor in the Temple University Department of Journalism, where she teaches data journalism.  KJBD: Can you give a brief synopsis of your research on Philly schools? MB: Last year I launched stackedup.org, a site that tries…