CYBERSECURITY CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK
A Framework created to encourage curriculum providers, teachers, and industry to create curriculum designed to inspire high school students to pursue a profession in cybersecurity, as well as develop thinkers with a cybersecurity mindset that will enhance any profession they pursue.
As more high school teachers integrate cybersecurity into their classrooms, the need for a coherent curriculum framework becomes more pressing. Click on the section title to learn more.
As cybersecurity becomes a part of nearly every aspect of society, an important prerequisite is interest, the ability to problem-solve, and a curious nature. Click on the section title to learn more.
Modeled after the AP Computer Science Principles curriculum framework - click on the section title to learn more about how the developers created this new cybersecurity curriculum framework.
The framework has four levels: big ideas, enduring understandings, learning objectives, and essential knowledge statements. Click on the section title to learn more.
The "Big Ideas" within the Framework are broad, encompassing areas of importance to cybersecurity. These videos offer a brief synopsis of each Big Idea. View an Introduction to the Framework video below.
Great initiatives such as the Cybersecurity Curriculum Framework are made possible thanks to the generous support of forward-thinking corporations and organizations. Click on the section title to learn about those who are supporting the Framework to date.
The professionals who developed the Framework bring together an impressive array of knowledge and expertise in fields such as cybersecurity, education, computer science, and technology. Click on the section title to learn about Dr. Melissa Dark, Dr, Jenny Daugherty, Mr. Mark Emry, Dr. Dan Massey, and Ms. Jennifer Peyrot.
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A VIDEO INTRODUCTION
This video provides a brief overview of the Cybersecurity Curriculum Framework.