Since 1990, Barb has taught students and teachers how to participate in collaborative internet projects. She has given staff development classes and worked in the classroom integrating technology and promoting online learning. She has given presentations about her work in Sweden, Denmark, Austria, the Czech Republic and the United States. The presentation "Created From Scratch: High School Autistic and Special Education Projects" was given at NECC 2009. At MIT she has presented "Scratch and Students on the Autism Spectrum" at Scratch@MIT 2010, and an Ignite Talk titled "Creative Thinking through Game Design and Multimedia" at Scratch@MIT 2012.