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September 21, 2015

Inside the Tools that Teach Coding to Little Kids

The tools educators need to introduce coding to their students are widely available, free, and fun. Coding in schools is a hot topic in education tech right now, but teaching students how to code is one aspect of a computer science course. Not all schools are able to offer computer […]
August 24, 2015

Girl Scouts learn circuitry at cyber workshop

A cyberattack shut off power in a Palm Desert building Sunday, forcing a group of Girl Scouts inside to build flashlights out of whatever they could find. Fortunately, they’re quick learners. Within a few hours, a group of 30 girls lit up a room with buckets, spray bottles and a […]
July 24, 2015

CIC helps high school teachers develop a cyber strategy in lesson plans

More than 100 high school teachers from seven states wrapped up a week-long workshop at the Shreveport Convention Center Friday. They learned how to infuse cutting-edge cyber education concepts into their subject specialty. The third annual Education Discovery Forum is a project of the Cyber Innovation Center or CIC in […]
May 26, 2015

Navy EOD Techs Judge Student Robotics Competition

BOSSIER CITY, La. (NNS) — Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians, in town for Shreveport-Bossier City Navy Week, served as special guest judges for the Cyber Innovation Center’s (CIC) Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) competition at the Bossier City Civic Center, May 1. The CIC hosts RARC competitions for elementary, […]