From the NSF CE21 community meeting: Meet Lily Fae Pierre






I spent the last several days in New Orleans with 400 computer science educators, education researchers and policy makers at the National Science Foundation’s CE 21 community meeting. CE 21 is a new initiative to boost K-16 computer science education. Central to that effort is a commitment to strengthen computer science curricula and teaching at […]

Scratching Across the Curriculum






This is a presentation for the Culturally Responsive Teaching Learning and Counseling Symposium, January 24, 2009 at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs College of Education. More information about the research described here is at http://www.tcnj.edu/~ijims. Two notes on operating the slideshow: After the opening sequence, there are pictures of the program participants. When those […]

What “premium news content” will you pay for?






Steve Outing asks a great question about the emergence of various “freemium” content models for news outlets: “[W}hat is this premium content that newspaper companies can produce for the web (and mobile devices) that will get online users spending?” Content that serves the needs of diverse communities might be the key to building successful “freemium” […]