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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 […]
March 28, 2017

Teacher Feature: Joy Johnston

Joy Johnston Programming and Coding Martinsville, VA   How has NICERC curricula impacted your classroom? NICERC has helped tremendously in getting started with our new Programming and Coding class. The hands-on activities using the curriculum help students to grasp the concepts on coding without overwhelming them with information that’s hard […]