“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

 

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The Latest NICERC News

August 31, 2017

4 Reasons You Should Use the Raspberry Pi in Your Classroom

When I first heard that NICERC was going to implement the Raspberry Pi into our curriculum, I wondered, why the Raspberry Pi? Why would we not build a Computer Science curricula around the computers that the schools already have in their classroom? Here are some of the questions I had […]
August 28, 2017

Louisiana Tech graduates first K-12 Cyber Education recipients

August 28, 2017 Summer 2017 marks the graduation of the first 20 Cyber Education Certificate recipients. K-12 educators and administrators from Caddo and Bossier Parishes in Louisiana as well as Arkansas and South Carolina have completed the four-course certificate sequence enabling them to add the cyber education teacher credential to […]
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 […]