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Connection Before Direction in Rio Arriba County

The future success of any community depends on its ability to foster the wellbeing of its children. Research has shown that investment in high-quality early care and education services for children 0-8 will reduce the burden on schools, the justice…

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LANL Scholar Ayeh Safi is forging a new tradition

The first-ever recipient of the Sheila Morris Luna Scholarship is pursuing electrical engineering. Ayeh Safi comes from an Arabic Muslim family. She’s the daughter of Palestinian parents who came to the United States before she was born. As soon as…

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Tesuque Elementary kindergarten class displays their weather acumen

At Tesuque Elementary School, Michele Barnard’s kindergarten class spent the fall 2019 semester studying Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation’s Inquiry Science Education Consortium (ISEC) “Exploring My Weather” unit. They shared this video they created highlighting their work as meteorologists at…

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Michelle Barnard, ISEC teacher at Tesuque Elementary

Kindergarteners become school meteorologists with the help of  Inquiry Science Education Consortium (ISEC) investigations. It is Amelia’s turn to be meteorologist in Michelle Barnard’s kindergarten class at Tesuque Elementary School. She stands at the front of the room, wearing a…

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2019 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Above: LANL Foundation and Centerra-Los Alamos celebrate two excellent teachers at Tony E. Quintana Elementary School. L-R: LANL Foundation ISEC Program Manager Bryan Maestas, LANLF Grants Manager Sylvan Argo, Centerra-Los Alamos Director of Business Management Graig Newell, bilingual education teacher…

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