education books on topics like assessment, reflection, homework, leadership and peer feedback. Sackstein has done a TEDx talk on giving upgrades and hopes to be a part of the change that education needs to see.

She started her teaching career at Far Rockaway High School more than 14 years ago. She spent nine years as a high school English and journalism teacher at World Journalism Preparatory School in Flushing, New York, where her students ran the multimedia news outlet WJPSnews.com. She is a certified Master Journalism Educator through the Journalism Education Association (JEA) and serves at the New York State Director to JEA to help advisers in New York better grow journalism programs.

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