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June 27, 2017

Summer Reading

“Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.” Lisa See, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan It’s summertime! Have you started your summer reading? I’m doing my own search this year. My youngest child graduated in May, so here I am making my own summer reading […]
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 […]