October 8, 2018

Five Years: Looking Back and Looking Forward

On October 2, 2018, NICERC (National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center) and the Cyber Innovation Center announced the very exciting news of a grant awarded by the Department of Homeland Security. NICERC Director of Academic Outreach Kevin Nolten reflects on the ground we’ve covered and where we’re headed over the […]
September 24, 2018

Staff Pick: Getting to know STEAM Fundamentals

Our third grade STEAM Fundamentals course has been in development for a while and has grown into an exciting and robust curriculum. The four courses currently offer a creative phenomenon-based, hands-on curriculum designed to engage elementary students in real-world applications. Each module is centered around an anchor phenomenon, which encourages […]
September 7, 2018

Video: Selection Sort

Selection sort is one of several traditional sorting algorithms covered in NICERC’s Computer Science curriculum. Check out this video for a visualization of selection sort. Check out other helpful videos from NICERC on our YouTube channel!
August 20, 2018

Staff Pick: 7 Tips for Implementing STEM EDA

One question we are asked at our STEM EDA workshops is, “How exactly do I implement this curricula?” Thankfully, a few of our Curriculum Development Specialists have spent years teaching the curricula. After putting our heads together, we came up with some tips and tricks when approaching our STEM EDA […]