July 18, 2016

Cybersecurity Current Events in the Classroom

This blog post comes from Dr. Chuck Gardner, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. Bookmark www.nextgov.com for quick current events links. When I first started teaching cyber at the New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy, I was transferring from algebra and geometry classrooms, and I had a business background. As […]
July 5, 2016

Staff Pick: Apply Catapults

The staff pick for this blog comes from Dr. Krystal Corbett, NICERC’s Director of Curricula. One of the first modules I created for the STEM Explore, Discover, Apply curriculum was the Apply Catapult module. This module also happens to be one of my favorites! Given my background in mechanical engineering, […]
June 20, 2016

Staff Pick: Cybersecurity in AMES

The staff pick for this blog comes from Josh Coriell, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. Since I’m heavily involved in the creation and maintenance of the Advanced Math for Engineering and Science (AMES) curriculum, I decided to highlight a few new cyber and cybersecurity related projects that complement the […]
June 13, 2016

National Computer Science Framework Review Request

With the increased interest and growth in K-12 CS education, the CS community, states, and school districts have been wrestling with the same question: What should all K-12 students know and be able to do in computer science? The Association for Computing Machinery, the Computer Science Teachers Association, Code.org, the […]