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 […]
March 22, 2017

Special Focus: Professional Development Workshops and EDF 2017

The Special Focus for this blog comes from John Queen, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. Over the past four years, NICERC has been providing Professional Development (PD) around the country to prepare and assist teachers in teaching our curricula. I enjoy being a part of these PDs because it gives us […]
March 2, 2017

Staff Pick: Humanities from Cyber Literacy

The staff pick for this blog comes from Joe MacAdam, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. When people hear about NICERC’s Cyber Literacy course, they immediately get the rundown about the Boe-Bot.  They learn that we are able to make it move, sing songs, see—or even feel—the walls.  However, one […]