Apr 30, 2019
Dr. Nicol R. Howard champions digital equity issues for children. What are those issues? How can we help? Today we take a dive into digital equity and the issues we should all consider -- and it is not just those with poverty who may not have access. Hear the surprising thing realized at the end of the show.
Closing the Gap: Digital Equity Strategies for Teacher Prep Programs,
Pre-order --- Closing the Gap: Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom
Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers Through Connected Resources
Howard, N.R. (2018). EdTech Leaders’ Beliefs: How are K-5 teachers supported with the integration of computer science in K-5 classrooms?. Technology, Knowledge and Learning. doi:10.1007/s10758-018-9371-2
Howard, N.R. & Ifenthaler, D. (2018). Integrating STEM Opportunities for Young Learners. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 23(2), 1-3. doi: 10.1007/s10758-018-9364-1
Nicol R. Howard, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the School
of Education at the University of Redlands. She has served as an
educator in various capacities over the past 19 years. She has
taught at the high school level (9th – 12th grades and Special
Education), grades K through 5, and she was a Program Specialist in
Personalized and Blended Learning. Nicol has also taught in the
College of Educational Studies at Chapman University.
Nicol is the outgoing co-chair for ISTE’s Digital Equity Network, and she is the past chair for the American Educational Research Association’s Technology, Instruction, Cognition, and Learning SIG. Her research foci are equitable uses of technology in K16 classrooms, STEM Education opportunities and achievement, and teacher education concerns. Her writing has appeared in the Corwin Connected Educators Series Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers Through Connected Resources, Urban Education Journal, International Journal of Educational Technology, EduCause, Edutopia, and eCampus News.