August 14, 2017

The Matrix is Real

“The Matrix is real!” came a concerned comment from across the room. The discussion was centered around a recent article published by Wired magazine titled, “Biohackers Encoded Malware in a Strand of DNA,” (Aug 10, 2017, by Andy Greenberg, permalink here). Let me summarize the content in a couple of […]
July 31, 2017

New Cyber Society Modules

This blog comes from John Queen, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. Last year, I wrote a blog post describing our Cyber Society curricula. (Click here to read it.) Today I’d like to tell you about some new lessons that have been written and added to Canvas for your use. […]
July 24, 2017

Why I choose NICERC

For ten years, I worked as a classroom teacher in Louisiana public and charter schools. I have taught a variety of elementary and middle school classes but most of my experience was in elementary science.  My greatest passion is helping reluctant learners because I see myself in them.  My entire […]
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 […]