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May 24, 2016

NSA Day of Cyber

Technology is transforming the way we live, work, and play.  It’s all around us, integrated into every aspect of our lives, yet we still find ourselves struggling with how best to incorporate technology into the classroom.  In my experience, we must use technology as a tool that engages students in […]
May 16, 2016

Staff Pick: Computer Science

The staff pick for this blog comes from Tommy Gober, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. I am really excited about all the attention computer science has been receiving with the launch of our new NICERC Computer Science curriculum. NICERC’s Computer Science curriculum is built to guide students and teachers alike […]
May 2, 2016

Staff Pick: Cyber Society – Citizen Scientists

The staff pick for this blog comes from John Queen, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. I am a huge fan of the Cyber Society curricula because it appeals to my background in Liberal Arts. Cyber Society is designed as a series of modules based on topic specific lessons in […]
April 18, 2016

Staff Pick: Logic Gates on the Boe-Bot

The staff pick for this blog comes from Crystal Almond, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. My background and teaching experience are both in mathematics, so I really wanted to highlight a project in the Advanced Math for Engineering and Science (AMES) curriculum. One of the biggest struggles students have […]