(project director, web developer, and teacher
guide developer) -- This extensive and Webby-winning
educational Web resource includes sites on a wide range of science
topics, ranging from particle physics to evolution to the science
of cooking. Along with writing and programming for the site, Bite
Back directs content and development of Web projects, as well as
creating downloadable classroom materials for teachers.
(researcher/writer) -- This major US textbook publisher funded development
of a new high school biology text by its subsidiary, McDougal-Littel.
Bite Back wrote manuscript sections on biotechnology, genetics,
and plant biology. The new book will be published in fall, 2006.
Art Center (instructor)
-- Cyberchicas was
a media literacy and web savvy class taught to ten teenage girls.
Each student devised her own project and worked with the instructor
to put it on the Walker's web server.
Public Schools (guest instructor)
-- High schools
in the district invited graduate students from the Jackson School
of International Studies to create and teach curriculum units in
social studies classes. Bite Back developed and taught units on
ethnic identity, women leaders in history and environmental policy
to tenth graders.
Straw Studios (instructor) -- This
nonprofit recording studio offers courses for high school students
in radio reporting and production, including recording techniques,
story crafting and editing, and audio production using the Protools
of WA Outreach Center (coordinator)
-- This small
center provided education materials for local schools about current
issues relating to Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.