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 […]
March 27, 2017

Video: Cyber Innovation Center at SXSWedu

Big opportunities and the national spotlight continue to shine on the Cyber Innovation Center and its National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). Thanks to their efforts in K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); cyber; and computer science education, CIC was featured at the South By Southwest Edu (SXSWedu) Conference […]