April 17, 2019

On the Road with NICERC

Last week, NICERC headed to the National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. While these education conference exhibitions are a great place to introduce ourselves to educators and let them know about our free resources, it’s a two way street. They’re also important settings for us to […]
April 10, 2019

Step-By-Step cyber:bot Build

Robot builder extraordinaire Josh Coriell takes step-by-step through how to put together your cyber:bot. Parallax has digital build instructions as well as a plethora of valuable tutorials posted on their website. Look for our Cyber Literacy with cyber:bot curriculum to be available soon!
March 27, 2019

Connecting Cyber Education to Cyber Careers

Cybersecurity careers are both lucrative and in high demand. So why aren’t students choosing education paths that lead to them? We believe there are a few factors. One: There’s a lack of awareness among parents, students, and even teachers on what these careers are, where to find them, who the […]
March 20, 2019

Social Media – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Like it or not, social media is almost impossible to avoid. A site called SixDegrees is credited as being one of the first manifestations of social networking with a lifespan from 1997 to 2000 and boasted a user-base of up 3.5 million in its heyday. Then came Friendster, numerous blogging […]