Dr. Lynford Goddard, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“You are the world’s leading expert on the topic of training guidance counselors for promoting STEM.”
The Tortoise and the Rat: Sure, you were expecting the tortoise and the hare, right? Well, here are my reflections on the rat race after meeting a giant “tortoise.”
Headlines are meant to capture attention and draw people in to read what is hopefully worthy news. Could headlines also shape identity?
We wonder why the number one career that kids aspire to is a pro-athlete… We are spotlighting the wrong super heroes, folks.
This post unpacks layers of norms and beliefs around traveling alone, and provide tips on how to prepare for and enjoy solo traveling.
Stunned, shamed, then deeply saddened. That is how I felt when a community college advisor courageously challenged my word choice in front of 250 of her colleagues. It was a beautiful sunny day in southern California, likely no different than most days in that prime weather region of the country. I was leading a half […]
Guest Post by Justin Walters: A few days ago on a lazy Sunday, I sat down at our kitchen table with my eight-year-old daughter, Claire, to eat a snack. We engaged in our usual chit-chat as I tried my best to appreciate this little bit of time we had alone together, time that seems to grow ever more scarce as she grows older. Suddenly, out of the blue, she asked me a strange question.
The digital learning environment is ripe for new approaches to learning. Education must change, and we need people to challenge the status quo. At a time when we need more computer scientists, technologists, and engineers, fresh approaches to learning and innovative ways of motivating students is a key imperative of our time. Code Babes is […]
Do you care about increasing the participation of women in STEM? Check out this great program now it it’s 5th year. Technovation is the global technology entrepreneurship program for girls, with over 1,300 alumnae from 19 countries. Middle school, high school, and university students research, design, build, and launch a mobile app prototype through a […]
2013 was my most active year in blogging yet, and I am excited to release the top 10 posts for the year! My goal is to write on topics on how we can better “engineer equity in education,” and I hope I have succeeded! I am looking forward to 2014 and further developing my thought leadership […]