The Truth about Bilingual Interpretation: Guest Post by Steve Yalowitz
MARCH 12, 2014
When we received the award, we felt a great sense of opportunity and responsibility, since this was the first NSF-funded research study about bilingual families and their experiences in fully bilingual exhibitions.
How Cell Phones and Tablets Enable Telework
Tech Soup Blog
APRIL 25, 2014
As an example, the National Science Foundation (NSF) found that by not commuting, each NSF teleworker reclaims an average of 62 hours of their lives back and saves $1,201 a year.
Community Science Workshops and Shared Authorship of Space: Interview with Emilyn Green
MARCH 18, 2015
We received two rounds of NSF funding in the 1990s to expand. We received NSF funding for three years and then it cut off. Imagine the most community-based science center possible. Imagine it in a poor, immigrant farmworker community. It exists. It thrives. In California.
Quickie Links: Surveys, Transcripts, and a Strange Bedfellow
MARCH 20, 2008
Ideum, the company that brought you ExhibitFiles (with ASTC), is conducting a survey on museums' needs in support of an NSF grant proposal (Open Exhibits) to build open source templates for simple interactive exhibits (timelines, digital collections, news kiosks).
Cyberinfrastructure: What is it? What does it mean?
Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media
DECEMBER 17, 2007
The director of the NSF has gone so far as to say that it will "usher in a technological age that dwarfs everything we have yet experienced in its sheer scope and power." Back in the early 1990s, I was "hoisting" web pages onto the Internet with a colleague David Green who worked at the New York Foundation for the Arts on the Arts Wire project.
In Support of Idiosyncrasy
MARCH 15, 2010
Funders like the NSF have encouraged science centers in particular to share their techniques and evaluations, which is fabulous but also leads to rampant and sometimes unthinking imitation. People often ask me which museums are my favorite. I don't like to give a list.
Scratch: An Educational, Multi-Generational Online Community that Works
OCTOBER 30, 2008
The initial NSF proposal for ScratchR focused on creating networked opportunities for teams of kids who were already using Scratch and for whom a social component would add value to their education experiences.
Kintera now almost as valuable as Bear Stearns | Non-Profit Tech Blog
Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director
MARCH 17, 2008
30 NSF fees.