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The State of K-12 Cybersecurity Education
Episode 53rd March 2021 • The K-12 Tech Experience • ManagedMethods
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In this episode of The K-12 Tech Experience, Jake Kasowski interviews Kevin Nolten, the Director of Academic Outreach at CYBER.ORG, a cybersecurity workforce development organization that targets K-12 students with cyber career awareness, curricular resources, and teacher professional development. Jake and Kevin discuss CYBER.ORG's previous survey on the state of K-12 cybersecurity education (02:00); the inequality of cybersecurity education access among school districts (05:06); how to increase the adoption of cybersecurity curriculum nationwide (10:15); the importance of teaching cyber skills to students, as early as kindergarten (13:24); how remote and hybrid learning has changed how cybersecurity is taught to students (16:21); educating students on cyber safety (18:27); what's ahead in 2021 from CYBER.ORG (19:30). Learn more about CYBER.ORG https://cyber.org/. Share us your thoughts on Twitter @managedmethods @jakasowski and on LinkedIn. Learn more about ManagedMethods https://managedmethods.com/