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February 26, 2018

Video: Gravitational Potential Energy

 Introducing your middle school students to the concept of potential energy can be tricky. Not to worry, we have a helpful video to help your students visualize the roles mass, height, and gravity play in an object’s potential energy. This week’s post comes from NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialist Josh […]
February 19, 2018

Special Focus: NICERC Does TCEA 2018

NICERC recently attended the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Annual Conference and Exposition from February 5-8 in Austin, Texas. TCEA is a 17,000+ member organization dedicated to advancing teaching and learning through the use of technology. What a week it was! NICERC set up shop in booth #2520 among hundreds […]
January 23, 2018

Special Focus: Why Attend the EDF 2018?

Five years ago, NICERC hosted our first national conference, the Education Discovery Forum. Since then, we’ve brought the EDF to places like Baltimore, Dallas, Shreveport and even Palm Springs, CA! This year, NICERC will be hosting two EDF’s; one in Augusta, Georgia from June 4-7 and the other in Omaha, Nebraska […]
January 15, 2018

Staff Pick: Web Design with Apply Coding

Do you have students who are interested in web design?  The Apply Coding module in our STEM EDA curriculum is a great introduction to basic web development! After an introduction to HTML and CSS basics, students are tasked with rebuilding a website from a blank canvas after a cyber attack […]