Save the Date: NYC Workshop Coming Soon (New York City, NY, USA) Save the Date: NYC Workshop Coming Soon (New York City, NY, USA)

Save the Date! My next workshop will be in historic Brooklyn Heights at the luminous studio of Sylvia Hoke Photography. If you’ve been crossing items off your “to do” list but still feel unfulfilled, whether professionally or personally, this half-day retreat in New York City will help you build a life you truly LOVE… Watch […]

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“Girls, we’re better than this!” “Girls, we’re better than this!”

I could list plenty of reasons why we need more diversity in computer science, web design, video game development, and other tech fields. I could tell you so many different reasons why we need to teach more girls (and women!) to code. But I don’t need to… because this little girl has already explained it […]

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From ADDIE to AGILE (Part II of II) From ADDIE to AGILE (Part II of II)

In Part One of this two-part blog series, we looked at the traditional ADDIE model of Instructional Design and compared it to the quicker, more modern AGILE model. AGILE and Rapid eLearning design models take a quicker Instructional Design approach by eliminating extra or unnecessary steps from the ADDIE model. Of course, when implementing these […]

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Calling All Girl Coders! Calling All Girl Coders!

I was fourteen years old when I started teaching myself how to write computer code. Back then, I didn’t know any other girls (or women, for that matter) who were interested in coding.  I was the only girl in the room.  I didn’t have a mentor.  Coding classes didn’t exist for people my age. The […]

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From ADDIE to AGILE (Part I of II) From ADDIE to AGILE (Part I of II)

The ADDIE framework of Instructional Design and Curriculum Development continuously changes based upon the scope of the learning project as well as its identified learning audience. Custom learning solutions can be developed using the action steps listed in the ADDIE model. The ADDIE model includes the following phases: Analyze Design Development Implementation Evaluation These phases […]

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