Emily Cole joins us from Durango, Colorado where she earned a bachelor's degree in International Business. She has been in Santa Fe for less than two weeks and has already had the opportunity to attend multiple community discussions, interact with local nonprofits and businesses, and help manage our websites. Emily's interests are working with nonprofits and local groups that engage the community in finding creative and sustainable solutions to existing issues. She also loves to travel, rock climb, and drink good coffee. To reach her in her new role in Economic Development and Outreach email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (405) 481-1518.
Dozens of professionals volunteered in local classrooms las week, including the new Director of LANL Thom Mason! Check out the article from the Valley Daily Post!
Photos posted in the Valley Daily Post by John McHale/ladailypost.com
To learn more about regional Hour of Code activities, visit www.nmtechworks.com/hour-of-code-2018
Congratulations to the Congressional APP Challenge winners from District 3 !
New Mexico TechWorks is extra excited about the Santa Fe Indian School's Congressional APP Challenge First Place win, since NMTechWorks worked with SFPS last year to pilot the first coding elective while promoting development of a full-time program and connecting students with real-life learning opportunities to meet Tech and Media professionals! Woohoo for New Mexico's Growing Innovation Economy Powered by Tech...AND for the local educators who work to bring that vision to fruition including Mark Ericson and Kate Sallah, plus Steve Coriz, Carlos Santistevan, and Kathleen Phelan! Learn more. Get Involved. #nmtechworks
First Place winners are the creators of the APP "Naruto Self Defense" - teammates Terrell Toldeo and Elias Trancosa from Santa Fe Indian School. They were selected as the first place winners of this year's Congressional App Challenge for this APP created to help students express themselves by making them feel more comfortable with self-expression.
Los Alamos High School students Javier and William McTeigue and Los Alamos Middle School student Kelly Isabella McTeigue were 2018's second place winners! Their app “Road Trip History” gives travelers information about the towns and cities they’re driving through.
Also congratulating German Rojo on the creation of the "Student Improvement Survey” app, which was selected as the 3rd place winner in our Congressional App Challenge.
What is All the Excitement About? Check Out the Community Driven Video That We Released This Week in Celebration of National Computer Science Education Week!
What is all the excitement about? New Mexico is celebrating its growing "Innovation Economy Powered by Tech" with this inspiring video made for the community by the community (including student film crews) in honor of Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code learning events taking place throughout the state (and nation) ! You can help us spread the word by viewing, liking, sharing, and showing this video. Learn More. Get Involved. www.nmtechworks.com
New Mexico is celebrating national Computer Science Education Week with learning events and Hour of Code activities in more than 314 school and community sites throughout the region!
We are grateful to Congresswoman and Governor-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham for her inspiring words and stay tuned for more inspiration thanks to the upcoming release of our New Mexico promotional video which will premier at the Digital Learning Expo on December 3rd in Santa Fe and which was created with input from students and community members of all ages.
You can learn more and get involved in New Mexico's growing "Innovation economy powered by Tech" online at www.nmtechworks.com.
Code your own dance, featuring Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and more!
This year Hour of Code and Amazon Future Engineer* collaborated on a very special tutorial, Hour of Code: Dance Party!
You can code and dance to 30 hits from top artists.
An hour is only the beginning!
Fantastic curriculum is available at no cost for kindergarten through high school through code.org and 90% of teachers rate code.org workshops “the best professional development ever.”
Expand CS in your school.
Inspiration for classrooms
2018 posters are available with a 50% off discount and Prime shipping. Inspire budding computer scientists in your school and community year-round with inspiring figures like Stephen Curry, Malala Yousafzai, and Shakira. Hang them in your classroom to create an inclusive environment, or in school hallways to encourage more students to try CS.
Plus, connect with a network of volunteers that can be invited to a classroom to help students see firsthand where computer science can take them in the future.
Learn more about events and activities in New Mexico in support of Hour of Code at www.nmtechworks.com/hour-of-code-2018