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…

How Not to Teach Like a Hip-Hop Champion

Guest Blogger Dr. Emery Petchauer, Educational Thought Leaders Series, #1 The last Thursday of every month in Philadelphia is a community hip-hop event called The Gathering. There, for close to 20 years, teenagers and adults have participated in the expressions of hip-hop that thrive all around the world today, especially dance. More than any other element…