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STEM Outreach events

Over the month of March, the STEM Outreach Center held 6 professional development events for teachers, totaling over 170 participants. Teachers of our afterschool programs in the Gadsden Independent School District received professional development on the program that they will be facilitating for students this semester. Through the STEM Up Project, staff members from different…
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Southern NM STEM Fest

The first Southern NM STEM Fest on April 4 hosted by the NMSU STEM Outreach Center at the Las Cruces Convention Center proved to be a successful event, with more than 1,600 attendees learning more about the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “The goal of the STEM Fest was to promote and celebrate…
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NMSU helps 1,000 K-12 teachers prepare for upcoming school year

Isabel A. Rodriguez idarling@nmsu.edu Posted:   08/08/2013 08:48:16 PM MDT With New Mexico high school dropouts facing a 13 percent unemployment rate and an average income of $11,426, dropping out of school is no longer an option, according to the New Mexico Public Education Department. That’s part of the reason more than 1,000 southern New Mexico…
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Space Foundation Selects NASA Goddard Einstein Educator Fellow as New Teacher Liaison

COE News Paulo Oemig at the National Air and Space Museum with his two sons, Ronan and Liam. The Discovery Shuttle is in the background. Credit: Paulo Oemig Paulo Oemig, an NMSU doctoral student in Curriculum & Instruction,  is featured on the NASA Educators website. Paulo is on assignment as an Einstein Fellow with NASA’s…
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ISME Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the flight of Apollo 14

The College’s Institute for Excellence in Math and Science Education celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the flight of Apollo 14 The College’s Institute for Excellence in Math and Science Education, directed by Dr. Susan Brown, celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the flight of Apollo 14 with two days of exciting and well-attended events on the NMSU…
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Cathy Kinzer Supports Math Teachers through Research and Workshops

Cathy Kinzer, assistant professor in the department of Curriculum and Instruction, leads a team of researchers and teachers from the Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) in a study of mathematics teaching and learning in grades K-8. The project, funded by the National Science Foundation, is enabling the researchers and teachers to develop a foundational framework…
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NMSU researchers proving Math Snacks increases student math knowledge

COE News Understanding of elementary and middle school mathematics content is crucial in order for students to be successful in high school mathematics and beyond. Math Snacks was created by NMSU game designers using their Learning Games Development Model, which includes extensive collaboration between researchers and game designers in refining educational objectives and designing educational…
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