We are so honored that Dr. Nettrice Gaskins is keynoting the second annual Educators of Color Conference on June 17, 2017.
Dr. Nettrice Gaskins is one of the most exciting and sought out scholar/educators/artists, professors in STEAM education today. Her model for ‘techno-vernacular creativity’ is an area of practice that investigates the characteristics of this production and its application in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Nettrice has researched and created culturally situated computer design tools, and supported the use of digital technologies by students and faculty in all art/media disciplines. Her essays are in Meet Me at the Fair: A World’s Fair Reader published by ETC Press, Future Texts: Subversive Performance and Feminist Bodiespublished by Parlor Press and Afrofuturism 2.0: The Rise of Astro-Blackness. She is currently the director of theSTEAM Lab at Boston Arts Academy.
Learn more about this amazing STEAM scholar here:
- Wikipedia page
- Dr. Nettrice Gaskins: Recontextualizing the Makerspace & Culturally Responsive Education
- Dr. Gaskins’ Boston Arts Academy STEAM Lab
- Edutopia Article: The New Face of STEAM
- On Twitter: @nettieb
We cannot wait to hear Dr. Gaskins present at the June 17 ECC: We BEEN Here! Do you want to submit a proposal? The deadline for proposals is May 22. Apply NOW!
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