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 […]
January 8, 2018

Classroom Activity: Exploring Landforms Through Erosion

When discussing weathering and erosion with our students, some may not have the background knowledge or experiences to visualize these processes in order to make real world connections. How can we give students an experience where they can see soil being moved and influenced by wind or water? The following […]