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March 24, 2017

St. Mary Immaculate New State of the Art Stem lab

March 24, 2017 The sixth grade students of St. Mary Immaculate are using the new state of the art STEM lab to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math. As part of a unit on roller coasters, they completed two mini projects on foundational support to help them learn […]
March 22, 2017

With Hacking in Headlines, K-12 Cybersecurity Ed. Gets More Attention

Amid a steady drumbeat of reports on cyber-espionage and election-related hackings, lawmakers are wrestling with questions of how to best protect the country from digital threats and address a severe shortage of skilled cybersecurity workers. That means new attention for nascent efforts to support cybersecurity education, including in K-12 schools. […]
March 21, 2017

Cyber Innovation Center featured at SXSWedu

Big opportunities and the national spotlight continue to shine on the Cyber Innovation Center and its National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). Thanks to their efforts in K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); cyber; and computer science education, CIC was featured at the South By Southwest Edu (SXSWedu) Conference […]
March 10, 2017

Cyber Innovation Center wants to weave cybersecurity into K-12 STEM instruction

Among the many ways technology and education intersected at this week’s SXSWedu conference — beyond demonstrations of robotics, virtual reality tools and the use of data analytics to improve learning — were myriad discussions exploring ways to teach technology and computer science skills more effectively. Kevin Nolten lent a voice […]