Chicago, IL – JUREMA GORHAM is an innovator, educator, community activist, and Founder and Executive Director of Burst Into Books.
As a 9th grade Physical Science instructor, Jurema teaches over 100 students the principles of Physics and Chemistry. Through science exploration, analyzing case studies, project based learning and labs, students are able to use critical thinking to understand connections across disciplines. Also, through integrating the arts, they are able to create new ways to demonstrate mastery of the material. Jurema believes it is truly important to help her students to be innovators and seek to be change agents in the world.
Prior to joining Noble, Jurema taught at the elementary school level ranging from kindergarten to middle school. Her diverse instructional experience aided her in being able to provide differentiated lessons that met all students’ needs. Through data tracking, she was able to address misconceptions students had about the content. Also, challenge their problem solving and critical thinking skills.
In 2018, Jurema founded Burst Into Books NFP. Burst Into Books is a leveled reading organization that is geared towards children from ages 6 months to 18 years old. Our mission is to help children develop a love for literature through reading circles, book clubs, writing workshops, online workshops, educational services and family centered events.
Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership with Type 75 Certification 2013
Master of Arts Degree in Differentiated Instruction 2017
Doctoral Candidate Majoring in Curriculum and Instruction 2021
Burst Into Books is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit focused on helping the youth deepen their love of reading by integrating the arts, providing opportunities for them to engage with literary experts and authors, providing a space for self-expression.
Our staple program is our monthly book club sessions in which we support the entire spectrum of the development of the child, from 6 months of age to 18 years old. Each group has been carefully created with curriculum that is age-appropriate, culturally relevant and academic driven. A reading guide/group leader and literacy expert guest is selected by the founder and executive director, Jurema Gorham.
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