I just returned from voting in Michigan presidential primaries. I did not have to wait in any line. In fact, I was in and out again, proudly wearing my I Voted sticker, in less than 5 minutes. I did hear that absentee voting had been relatively strong in my township, but I had to wonder why my polling place was so quiet. There seems to be so much at stake in this election that, perhaps, inaction by voters and citizens is of more consequence than the actions taken by the next president.… Continue Reading
“I am very excited to serve as President Elect of TAM. My research interests focus on the use of instructional and assistive technology for cognitive development and content-based instruction for students with various abilities and needs. I am also very interested in the area of Universal Design for Learning. I teach courses in AT, UDL, and research methods. Technology has always been my passion. I am fascinated with ways to support teachers in effective technology integration in their classrooms.… Continue Reading
Computer Science for All: Safeguarding Participation of Students with Disabilities
Here’s the link to the Obama’s Weekly Address about CS Education.
In his address, Obama stated that computer science (CS) is a new basic skill that is necessary for both economic opportunity and social mobility. He declared that ALL students in grades K-12 should have access to computer science education in order to learn how to be digital creators (rather than simply consumers of technology) and informed digital citizens.… Continue Reading