December 4, 2018

Business and Industry: Cultivating Generation Cyber (Part 1)

*This is Part 1 of our 3-part series on the importance on cybersecurity education and what we, as businesses, educators, and students, can do to create more opportunities in the field. What is “Cybersecurity”? Even though we throw this term around a lot these days, we aren’t always talking about […]
November 27, 2018

Cyber Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us, which means you’ve most likely got a few people you have to/get to buy presents for. At NICERC we’re all about cyber education, so we scoured Amazon (mostly) for some FUN yet educational gift ideas for all ages and budgets. We hope to keep […]
November 20, 2018

Staff Pick: Staying Safe on Cyber Monday

Well here we are. We’ve made it through another Thanksgiving and Black Friday and are getting ready to transition into the holiday season. Happy Cyber Monday everyone! According to a report by Adobe Insights, more than 174 million Americans spend $6.59 billion, yes that’s with a b, on this day […]
November 12, 2018

Classroom Activity: Lighting an LED with a Voltaic Pile

One of our regular STEM EDA professional development activities is the Explore Electricity flashlight build. This simple, fun activity requires very little set up and doesn’t make a large mess – always a plus for teachers! During the “Research the Problem” step of the Engineering Design Process, students are introduced […]