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 […]
April 1, 2016

Staff Pick: Egg Drop

The staff pick for this blog comes from Jon Ownby, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. When I first began working with the STEM: Exlore, Discover, Apply (STEM EDA) material, I was uneasy and cautious about using new material in my classroom. It was something new being added into my already-planned routine, […]