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June 1, 2017

NICERC Behind the Scenes

When I was in college, I would peruse job posting sites once or twice a week searching for that dream job. You know, that dream teaching job or that dream administration job. I looked through thousands of postings, job titles, and job descriptions. Never once did I find, “Director of […]
April 20, 2017

Video: How a Battery Works

This quick video walks through the basic process of electron transfer within a battery. Use this video when using NICERC STEM EDA Electricity module in your classroom! To request access to the STEM EDA curricula, click here.
April 13, 2017

5 Reasons You Should Be Using Robotics in Your Classroom

This blog comes from Kevin Nolten, NICERC’s Outreach Director. When I say Robotics, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it a reminder of your class winning a robotics competition? Is it watching your students program a device to perform certain tasks? Or is it the song […]
April 4, 2017

Staff Pick: Networking in Cyber Literacy and Advanced Math

The staff pick for this blog comes from Crystal Almond, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. I pursued a career in teaching because I see value in education.  I wanted to help other people get as excited as I do about learning and helping others with the knowledge and real […]