“The nation will require approximately one million more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals than what will be produced at current rates over the next decade.”

-President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology February 2012 report to the President

 

NICERC is your trusted source for Cyber Curriculum, STEM Curriculum and Computer Science Curriculum for all grades K through 12.

TEACHER RESOURCES

Support project-driven learning and student engagement using technology in the classroom

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Empowerment/train-the-trainer model focused on teacher development

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PROJECT-DRIVEN CURRICULA

Multi-disciplinary, vertically integrated cyber curricula for the nation

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CAMPS

Week-long student immersion into the world of cyber space

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COMPETITIONS

Regional and national opportunities for students to apply skills from NICERC curricula

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PARTNERS

Building networks with K-12, university, and community partners

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The Latest NICERC News

August 14, 2017

The Matrix is Real

“The Matrix is real!” came a concerned comment from across the room. The discussion was centered around a recent article published by Wired magazine titled, “Biohackers Encoded Malware in a Strand of DNA,” (Aug 10, 2017, by Andy Greenberg, permalink here). Let me summarize the content in a couple of […]
July 31, 2017

New Cyber Society Modules

This blog comes from John Queen, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. Last year, I wrote a blog post describing our Cyber Society curricula. (Click here to read it.) Today I’d like to tell you about some new lessons that have been written and added to Canvas for your use. […]
July 26, 2017

CIC project aids students with disabilities

July 26, 2017 When the Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) was approached by Virginia’s Dept. for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI) to discuss curriculum and workforce opportunities for its client students, Chuck Gardner recognized a chance to do something truly unique. By the time Gardner and his team designed and implemented the specially crafted […]