October 30, 2015

Promoting STEM and Cyber Technology in Louisiana and Beyond

More than 370,000 cyber jobs are currently open due to a lack of qualified workers for this field. Traditional education models have left students unprepared to succeed in the 21st century job market and a tech industry without a workforce from which to draw talent. Founded by a partnership between […]
September 24, 2015

Cyber Innovation Center Receives $3M Department of Homeland Security Grant: Expands Nationwide Cybersecurity Education and Training Efforts to 36 States

The Cyber Innovation Center (CIC), headquartered in Bossier City, Louisiana, received a $3 million continuation grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on September 18, 2015. The fiscal year 2015 grant supports the continued, nationwide expansion of the CIC’s cybersecurity education and training model, which was designed to educate […]
September 21, 2015

How Emerging Technology is Changing K-12 Classrooms

Though implementing one-to-one initiatives such as having a laptop for every student continues to be a primary focus for many school systems across the country, those who have already a 1:1 program are discovering new ways to shape student learning. Impressive technology trends are transforming traditional classrooms for students at […]
September 21, 2015

Inside the Tools that Teach Coding to Little Kids

The tools educators need to introduce coding to their students are widely available, free, and fun. Coding in schools is a hot topic in education tech right now, but teaching students how to code is one aspect of a computer science course. Not all schools are able to offer computer […]