“The nation will require approximately one million more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals than what will be produced at current rates over the next decade.” - President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology February 2012 report to the President

Welcome to NICERC

The Cyber Innovation Center created the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) to advance its academic outreach and workforce development program. NICERC focuses on curriculum design, professional development, and collaboration in K-12 education. Project-driven curricula creates a context for the content at every level of learning. Professional development programs for K-12 teachers enable them to motivate creativity and innovation in students through problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication. The programs offered through NICERC provide a collaborative and comprehensive solution that fosters systemic change in education.

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NICERC Blog

Teacher of the Month Angie Bellotte

Follow the NICERC blog as we write about the latest in K-12 education as well as our experiences in classrooms, at conferences, and on university campuses. Also, learn more about our team, our curricula, our informal and formal educational opportunities, and our mission to advance STEAM education nationwide.

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Recent News

2013-2014 RARC Competition 3

RARC Competition III culminated in a grand finale of the 2013-2014 Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit, as teams of elementary, middle, and high school students from across the region celebrated the growth of the competition in true Olympic fashion. Competition III allowed students to build upon the concepts learned in the first two competitions while facing new challenges. Elementary and middle school students competed in two intense rounds of robotic archery challenges which required them to program LEGO® NXT and EV3 robots to launch projectiles at targets of varying point values. Students also participated in a STEM Quiz Bowl, where teams faced off against one another to answer grade-level STEM questions.

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