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Following the UM School of Education’s record-sized Rebel Road Trip in January, SOE and AmeriCorps VISTA workers have co-sponsored, Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) in Lambert, with the donation of books as the organization prepares to take 55 children on a similar field trip to Birmingham on February 27 and 28.
The YOU organization—which provides after school programs for children in high poverty areas—will follow a similar itinerary to the SOE’s trip. The group will visit the 16th Street Baptist Church, Birmingham [Read More…]
Ole Miss teacher candidates and more than 1,000 children at Lafayette County Elementary School had the chance to experience geography in a new and exciting way on February 24 and 25 with the arrival of the National Geographic Society’s Giant Traveling Map of South America.
The map, which measures 35 feet by 26 feet, is currently touring Mississippi and will visit Carroll County Schools on Wednesday and Strayhorn Elementary School in DeSoto County on Thursday where UM DeSoto [Read More…]
Ole Miss education alumnus Sam Williams (M.A., ’09, Ed.S. ’11) will rejoin the School of Education this summer as principal of the Mississippi Teacher Corps’ (MTC) summer training facility located at Holly Springs High School.
A graduate of both the MTC and Principal Corps, Williams currently serves as the associate principal of West Point High School in West Point.
“The Teacher Corps and the Principal Corps have done a lot for me,” [Read More…]
The conference allowed current recruits and alumni the opportunity to network and gain exposure to educational policy issues and Mississippi legislators who are at the forefront of the current legislative session.
During the event [Read More…]
After claiming victory during one of five qualifying matches across Mississippi, 21 teams of high school robot builders will go head-to-head at the University of Mississippi on Feb. 8 during the FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Tournament hosted by the UM’s Center for Mathematics and Science Education (CMSE).
A statewide tournament, the match up will begin at 8 a.m. at UM’s Jackson Avenue Center. The event is the second statewide robotics tournament ever hosted in Mississippi. This year’s game is called FTC Block Party [Read More…]