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May 2, 2016

Staff Pick: Cyber Society – Citizen Scientists

The staff pick for this blog comes from John Queen, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. I am a huge fan of the Cyber Society curricula because it appeals to my background in Liberal Arts. Cyber Society is designed as a series of modules based on topic specific lessons in […]
April 18, 2016

Staff Pick: Logic Gates on the Boe-Bot

The staff pick for this blog comes from Crystal Almond, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. My background and teaching experience are both in mathematics, so I really wanted to highlight a project in the Advanced Math for Engineering and Science (AMES) curriculum. One of the biggest struggles students have […]
April 1, 2016

Staff Pick: Egg Drop

The staff pick for this blog comes from Jon Ownby, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. When I first began working with the STEM: Exlore, Discover, Apply (STEM EDA) material, I was uneasy and cautious about using new material in my classroom. It was something new being added into my already-planned routine, […]
March 16, 2016

Staff Pick: Explore Electricity

The staff pick for this blog comes from Dr. Krystal Corbett, NICERC’s Director of Curricula. I have a lot of involvement in all of NICERC’s curricula, and so picking one of my favorites was both easy and difficult. It was easy because there is a lot of good content in […]