Author Archives: Jennifer Villa

Nominate a student to win free parking!

Do you know a student in the College of Education who exemplifies our CORE VALUES? EXCELLENCE, INTEGRITY, DIVERSITY, TRANSPARENCY, LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION Nominate them and they might be selected to receive: A ONE MONTH PARKING PASS IN THE DEAN’S RESERVED PARKING SPACE The Dean’s office in the College of Education wants to honor students who exemplify…
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College of Education Inaugural Symposium to be held Oct. 19-21

The College of Education will host its inaugural symposium “Re-Imagining the Future of Learning” from Oct. 19 to 21. The event will feature national experts and state leaders and is intended for educators, administrators, legislators and community members. Stuart Brown, the National Institute for Play founder, will be a featured speaker. For more information on…
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The New Tech Lab – Flight Simulators

The Department of Defense is making it possible for the NMSU College of Education to turn ordinary classrooms into a novel learning environment that engages students in a complex science, math, and technology curriculum. The lab developed by TEQGames, a learning and simulation company based in Orlando, Florida, has designed a lab featuring computer-based aviation…
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VFW seeks nominees for teaching award

LAS CRUCES – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 6917 is accepting nominations for the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award through Oct. 31. Each year, the national award recognizes one elementary school teacher (K through fifth grade), one junior high teacher (sixth through eighth grade) and one high school teacher (ninth through…
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VFW sponsors school essay competition

LAS CRUCES – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is sponsoring essay competitions for students in sixth grade and above, with the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in awards and scholarships and a trip to Washington D.C. The Voice of Democracy audio-essay is open to all students in ninth through 12th grades. Students will…
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Drone Camp

STEM Outreach Center- – students fly drones through an hoop course. See the video – https://www.facebook.com/stemnm/videos/637826123089950/ Sessions one and two of Weslaco Drone Camp have come to an end and students all were honored and presented with a certificate of completion. Each certificate was signed off by Marie McDermott, Weslaco Economic Development Executive Director, Daniel…
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Empowering Voices – Summer Training

Empowering Voices:  Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Immigrant Families in the Borderlands Facilitator: Dr. Anna Lopez, MA Program Training Director  Co-Sponsorship with the Southwestern Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, LLC (SIAP)  July 14, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm Corbett Center – Senate Chambers Registration opens: June 5, 2017        Early bird – $85.00: June 5-23,…
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Math Snacks Camp at Tombaugh Elementary

Math Snacks Camp at Tombaugh Elementary finished Friday June 16 with student presentations. These 4th to 6th graders provided us with great information about our new game. Teachers gave us great ideas for bonus activities. Thank you Marisol Diaz and Karin Wiburg for your leadership. New games coming soon. Math Snacks Camp at Tombaugh Elementary…
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Teachers learning new approach to math through students

by Sara Yingling Published: June 14, 2017, 5:12 on KRQE News 13 LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE)- This week, teachers are learning from students. Teachers from all over the state gather in Los Lunas to learn how to improve their own classroom lessons. The program is called Mathematically Connected Communities or MC squared, which gives educators…
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STEM Outreach Center documentary featured

The National Association of School Principles is featuring the STEM Outreach Center-NM, which is housed in the NMSU College of Education, among other high quality after-school and summer programs in a documentary film highlighting the benefits and value of these programs to children. The documentary will be shared with the White House. The documentary filmmakers…
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