Nettrice Gaskins

Dr. Nettrice Gaskins has worked for several years in K-12 and post-secondary education, community media and technology before receiving a doctorate in Digital Media from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2014. She has focused on the application of cultural art and technologies in STEAM learning for underrepresented ethnic groups in public schools in the United States and around the world. Nettrice has worked as a teaching artist for the Boston 100K Artscience Innovation Prize and was a youth media/technology trainer for Adobe Youth Voices. She served as Board President of the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture and was on the board of the Community Technology Centers Network (CTCNet). Dr. Gaskins has also received funding from the National Science Foundation for Advancing STEM Through Culturally Situated Arts-Based Learning. She has lectured around the world about equity, access and inclusion, especially for groups that are underrepresented in STEM.

Lesson Plans

Inspired by contemporary South African baskets and hats this activity explores craft through computation 3D modeling and 3D printing Students…
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Lessons with Contributions

Inspired by contemporary South African baskets and hats this activity explores craft through computation 3D modeling and 3D printing Students…
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