3rd & 4th December, 2018 07:00 am - 06:00 pm

Website: NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference


Grand Hyatt
600 E. Market Street
San Antonio, Texas, USA, 78205
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December 4, 2018, 10:15 am

All Girls, All In: Promoting Discovery and Curiosity in Cybersecurity with Hands-On Lessons at an All-Girls School


This presentation will show how hands-on lessons in cryptology and cyber intelligence increased confidence and curiosity for K-12 girls. Attendees will get an overview of the curriculum that was used to teach 12 sessions for 4th grade, middle school and high school students at an all-girls school. The sessions focused on using cipher wheels; making and breaking codes; encryption and decryption; understanding ports, protocols, and services; finding internet-connected devices; finding vulnerabilities and more. The presentation will show how working across administration, department chairs, and STEM, teachers contributed to the success of educating the girls in cybersecurity. Walk away with ideas and content to apply in your own setting!

Hall: Texas Salon C Track: Track 2 Infusing Cybersecurity Across the Educational Portfolio Type: Concurrent Session