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The National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) is proud to partner with the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) to present The Education Discovery Forum (EDF) as a part of CSTA’s national conference in Baltimore, MD. This partnership gives teachers the opportunity to not only attend the widely popular EDF, but also attend the CSTA’s national conference. Attendees are able to attend one, two, or three of the following:

Cyber Showcase Workshops (Scheduled on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9)
CSTA National Conference
EDF: Baltimore(Wednesday, July 12 – Friday, July 14)

It is through a grant through the Department of Homeland Security that NICERC is able to offer both the Cyber Showcase and the Education Discovery Forum to K-12 teachers at no cost. Teacher are the key to developing the next generation workforce – our students – thus our focus, investment and emphasis in ensuring teachers have the resources needed to transform their classroom into a 21st century learning environment.

Registration for these programs is through the general CSTA Conference Registration. Please click here to register.

Cyber Showcase

Join us on Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm or on Sunday, July 9, from either 9:00 am – 12;00 pm or 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm for the Cyber Showcase, a pre-conference workshop brought to you by the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). During the Cyber Showcase, middle and high school educators and administrators will be introduced to the Cyber Interstate™, a robust library of STEM, Cyber, and Computer Science curricula that is available to K-12 teachers across the country at no cost. Teachers will experience project-driven, hands-on curricula, projects, and technology that provides new, innovative ways to engage students in the classroom, as well as introduce students to potential cyber & STEM career fields.

It is through a grant through the Department of Homeland Security that NICERC is able to offer these curricula resources to K-12 teachers at no cost. Teacher are the key to developing the next generation workforce – our students – thus our focus, investment and emphasis in ensuring teachers have the resources needed to transform their classroom into a 21st century learning environment.

 

Education Discovery Forum: Baltimore

The Education Discovery Forum (EDF) is designed to give teachers a unique professional development experience that will showcase the STEM, Cyber and Computer Science curricula developed by the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). Teachers and administrators attending the EDF will receive dynamic, hands-on training in implementing innovative, project-driven, multi-disciplinary curricula. NICERC subject matter experts and master teachers will introduce attendees to the Cyber Interstate™, a robust library of STEM, Cyber, and Computer Science curricula, as well as innovative pedagogical methodologies for educators to engage students in new ways.

It is through a grant through the Department of Homeland Security that NICERC is able to offer these curricula resources to K-12 teachers at no cost.
Teacher are the key to developing the next generation workforce – our students – thus our focus, investment and emphasis in ensuring teachers have the resources needed to transform their classroom into a 21st century learning environment.

Attendees will be immersed into one of NICERC’s many content threads, including: STEM: Explore, Discover, Apply (STEM EDA), Cyber Literacy, Cyber Literacy 2, and Computer Science Curricula. Teachers will take a deep-dive into the content, thus providing them with a greater understanding of the curriculum design process, projects, and opportunities for implementation. All EDF participants will have the opportunity to connect with NICERC Subject Matter Experts and many of the authors of the curricula.

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