Meg Everett is a doctoral student in the Learning Sciences and Human Development cluster with a Designated Emphasis in New Media. Her research interests include student literacy practices, participatory technologies, computer-mediated learning and communication, and the intersection of schooling and social media. As a Regent’s Fellow at UC Berkeley under the mentorship of Professor Glynda Hull, she has worked as a fieldwork coordinator for ED140 (The Art of Making Meaning: Educational Perspectives on Literacy and Learning in a Global World) and currently sits on the Student Technology Council.
Meg received her BA with Highest Honors in History and International Relations from UC Davis. She taught music and 6th grade ELA and Social Studies and coached incoming teachers in Indianola, Mississippi with Teach for America before relocating to New Orleans. As a 3-6 grade teacher with KIPP New Orleans Schools, she served as a grade level team leader, completed the KIPP School Leadership Program, and fostered a passion for utilizing technology in the classroom and supporting other teachers in creatively incorporating digital media into their teaching practice. Before coming to Berkeley, she also worked as an online English language instructor for VIPKid and created curriculum for summer programming with EdNavigator.
Specializations and Interests
student literacy practices, participatory technologies, computer-mediated learning and communication, the intersection of schooling and social media