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Peer-Reviewed Works


Howard, N. R. (2020). Terms of engagement: Redefining parental involvement and STEM Identity for Black girls. In N. M. Joseph (Ed.), Understanding the Intersections of Race, Gender, and Gifted Education: An Anthology By and About Talented Black Girls and Women in STEM. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Howard, N. R., Howard, K. E., Busse, R. T., Hunt, C. (2019). Let’s talk: An examination of parental involvement as a predictor of STEM achievement in Math for high school girls. Urban Education. doi: 10.1177/0042085919877933

Howard, N. R. (2019). Chasing resources: A mixed methods study of a professional learning opportunity. E-Learning and Digital Media, (16)6, 497-510. doi:10.1177/2042753019860617


Howard, N.R. (2019). EdTech Leaders’ Beliefs: How are K-5 teachers supported with the integration of computer science in K-5 classrooms?. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 24(2), 203-217. doi:10.1007/s10758-018-9371-2

Howard, N.R. & Ifenthaler, D. (2018). Integrating STEM Opportunities for Young Learners. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 23(2), 1-3. doi: 10.1007/s10758-018-9364-1


Howard, N.R. & Howard, K.E. (2017). Using tablet technologies to engage and motivate urban high school students. International Journal of Educational Technology, 4(2), 66-74.   

Howard, N.R. & Thomas, S. (2016). Why EdCamps are the New Professional Development. In B. Harris (Ed.), Snapshot in Education 2016. Maryland: EM.

Howard, N.R. (2015). The Influences of Mathematics Self-Efficacy, Identity, Interest, and Parental Involvement on STEM Achievement in Algebra for Female High School Students. (Doctoral Dissertation). Chapman University, College of Educational Studies, CA.


Howard, K. E., Curwen, M. S., Howard, N. R., & Colon-Muniz, A. (2015). Attitudes Toward Using Social Networking Sites in Educational Settings with Underperforming Latino Youth: A mixed methods study. Urban Education. 50(8), 989–1018. doi: 10.1177/0042085914537000


Howard, N. R. (2012). I'm not your friend: Social networking in university classes. EDUCAUSE Review Online.

Peer-Reviewed Books

Howard, N. R. & Howard, K. E. (2020). Coding+Math: Strengthen K-5 Math Skills with Computer Science. Portland, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.

Thomas, S., Howard, N. R., & Schaffer, R. (2019). Closing the Gap: Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom. Portland, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.

Howard, N. R., Thomas, S., & Schaffer, R. (2018). Closing the Gap: Digital Equity Strategies for Teacher Prep Programs. Portland, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.

Dabbs, L., & Howard, N. R. (2015). Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers Through Connected Resources. Thousand Oaks, CA. Corwin Press, A SAGE Publication.

Contributing Works

Howard, N.R. (2018, September). 4 strategies to narrow the digital equity gap for preservice teachers. ISTE Blog.

Howard, N.R., Fisher, M.E., Jenkins, T., Cueto, K., Luschei, L., Dorner, M., Vachon, A., & Achieng Evenson, C. (2017, November). Breaking the Ice: Building Classroom Engagement and Collaboration. CCNews.


Howard, N.R. (2017, May). Why I Teach. Education Echo. University of Redlands.

​​Howard, N.R. & Thomas, S.J. (2016, July). EdCamps: The New Professional Development. Edutopia: A George Lucas Foundation.


Howard, N.R. (2016, January). Come Along and Ride on a Google Expedition. Edutopia: A George Lucas Foundation.


Howard, N.R. (2015, October). 5 Be's for Connected and Curious Educators. Edutopia: A George Lucas Foundation.


Howard, N.R. (2015, August). Calling All Students to the Front, Please. Edutopia: A George Lucas Foundation.


Howard, N.R. (2015, July). Four "Be"s for the New and Not-So-New Teachers. Corwin Connect.


Howard, N.R. & Howard, K.E. (2015, June). Dear Micaela: An Open Letter to Our Daughter, A Teacher's Kid. Edutopia: A George Lucas Foundation.


Howard, N.R. (2015, April). Math + Technology = Achievement: Is there Something Missing? Corwin Connect.


Howard, N.R. (2015, April). CyberSafety: Mock it, Don't Block it. Edutopia: A George Lucas Foundation.


Howard, N.R. (2015, March). Deconstructing Blackness. Edutopia: A George Lucas Foundation. 


Howard, K. E. & Howard, N. R. (2014, July). 8 considerations for social networks in classrooms. eCampus News.

Technical Reports


Howard, K. E., Mason, B., Curwen, M.S., Howard, N. R., & Sizelove, G. (2013). Chapman-Orange High School iPad Program Evaluation Phase One Data Report: Spring 2013.  Orange, CA: Chapman University, College of Educational Studies.

Media Coverage


Noonoo, S. (2020, March). Equity Isn't Just About Technology. It's About Supporting Students and Families. EdSurge.

Dobbs, J. (2019, August). Leader in Digital Equity Research Wins International Honor. Inland Empire Press Release.


Corcoran, B. (2019, June). What it Means to Have 'Impact' in Education. EdSurge.

Editors. (2019, June). Making IT Happen Award Winners Recognizing Educators Who Demonstrate Innovative Practice. International Society for Technology in Education.

Shelton, K. & Hiefield, M. (2019, June). Going to a Tech Conference? Make Sure to Focus on What Matters. EdSurge.


Belastock, E. (2019, June). 4 Strategies to Close the Digital Equity Gap. eSchool News.


TL Editors. (2019, April). New ISTE Book: How to Close the Digital Divide for Students. Tech and Learning.


Shinn, L. (2019, January). Universities Encourage Imagination and Innovation. Alaska Beyond Magazine.


Fingal, J. (2018, November). Digital equity starts with teachers-in-training. International Society for Technology in Education.


Bulldog Blog. (2018, October). Faculty Tech Projects Showcase Academic Innovation.


Editors. (2018, September). The Genius in You. Inland Empire Magazine.


Olson, K. (2018, February). Professor looks to STEM to help level the K12 educational playing field. The Bulldog Blog.


University of Redlands. (2018). Professor pushes past boundaries to open STEM to diverse students. University of Redlands Faculty Stories.


OchTamale. (2017, June). Digital disruption #3: Unleashing student potential in the digital classroom. The University of Redlands Online Magazine.


Curtis, S. (2017, May). New Teacher? Find Help and Inspiration Here. Middle Web.


Middle Web. (2016, January). Connected Resources to Empower New Teachers. Middle Web.,

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