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 To Go From Burnt-Out to Fired-Up: A Book Review of “Thrive: 5 Ways to (Re) Invigorate Your Teaching” by Meenoo Rami

This past February, I attended EduCon Philly, an Ed-camp-like “education innovation” conference hosted by Science Leadership Academy (SLA – a public school in Philadelphia) and co-organized by Meenoo Rami, the Author of Thrive: 5 Ways to Re(Invigorate) Your Teaching and English teacher at SLA. I offered up a session around teacher education and 21st century…