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STEM teachers get schooled in new lessons for students

August 24, 2018 06:43 PM

ALBANY - A summer camp for STEM teachers recently took place at Capital Region BOCES in Albany. Middle and high school teachers spent a week on continuing education at the GenCyber Tech Camp.

They call their students "digital natives." They grew up doing everything online. Teachers want them to think about hackers and privacy weak points in whatever they're doing.

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That's why the educators -- teaching everything from business to criminal justice, want to put cybersecurity lessons into their curriculums.

There's a whole new world of ways to mess up out there in this digital age. These teachers want their students to be ready for it -- no matter what they end up doing later in life.

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