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…

RB: The first School in the Cloud opens in the UK

Originally posted on TED Blog:
A group of students explores a question at the Killingworth School in the Cloud, as a volunteer member of the “Granny Cloud” gives them guidance from the screen. By Sarah Schoengold Sugata Mitra has opened the doors of the world’s first School in the Cloud. Located inside George Stephenson High…

A 20/20 view of Teaching in 2020

Many of the pre-service and experienced teachers that I work with are surprised when I tell them that teaching as they know it will be radically different within the next 5-10 years. I just have to look at how my 8 year old learned to make a rainbow loom bracelet (by googling videos of kids’…

Twitter in the Teacher Ed Classroom

Twitter has grown exponentially as a tool for educators to use for professional networking, sharing ideas, finding resources, and seeing what’s trending in media, politics, and pedagogy. Just check out this exhaustive list of education chats  (thanks to Tom Whitby for this) to get an idea of all the education conversations happening on any given…