Category Archive: Scalable Solutions

Growing an Engaged Education Innovation Community: SXSW EDU Workshop by Deborah Chang, Jessica Falkenthal, and John Baldo

Welcome On March 7th, 2018, Jessica Falkenthal, John Baldo, and I presented Growing an Education Innovation Community at SXSW EDU, one of the country’s most influential education innovation conferences. We wanted to support,… Continue reading

My Spanish Learning Journey

In this post, I live blog my Spanish Learning Journey so that I can look back and see my progress, but also so that I can be helpful to anyone else who may… Continue reading

My Quarter in Review: Summer 2017

I spent much of this last quarter in deep contemplation, both with other people and in my own writing and reading. Questions I grappled with included: What does it take to create a… Continue reading

Learning is Fundamentally Human: Cornell BigRed//Hacks ‘17 Keynote Address by Deborah Chang

Cornell BigRed//Hacks is the oldest student-run hackathon in the country. This year, 40+ teams worked on hacking together a technology solution for an education problem. I was invited to give the keynote speech… Continue reading

To Whom I Owe the Greatest Gratitude

I recently wrote “Tales of a Serial Entrepreneur (Part 5): How To Build a Safety Net When You’re Born with None.” In writing it, I realize that there are many organizations that are… Continue reading

Why It’s Not Enough to Not be Racist; Why We All Need To Be Actively Anti-Racist Instead

I once read an article that attempted to highlight people in the education space. Of the people who were highlighted, 0% appeared to be non-white and only 36% appeared to be women. I… Continue reading

A Week in the Life of an Educator Entrepreneur

Help! I’m a Teacher– How Do I Get Into Education Technology?

When I first started teaching fifth grade science at KIPP Academy in Houston, Texas, I had no idea that I would end up parlaying that experience into my current role as a consultant… Continue reading

Designed for Teachers: Lessons Learned from Designing the Buzzmath iPad App

Most recently, I worked with the team at Buzzmath to redesign their iPad app. It was (and continues to be) an incredible experience because the team at Buzzmath really care about teacher and… Continue reading

5 Surprising Books All Educators Should Read

The following is a list of books that have fundamentally changes the way I view education. They are not titles that will come up in a typical search of “books on education,” some… Continue reading