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Shari Ellertson, Joe Champion, Wanchen Chang

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Shari Ellertson, Joe Champion, Wanchen Chang Institutional Research; Mathematics; Curriculum, Instruction and Foundational Studies Shari Ellertson, Joe Champion and Wanchen Chang recently co-presented a session titled “Using High School Transcripts to Model College STEM Selection and Success” at the 57th …

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Evelyn Johnson

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Evelyn Johnson Professor Early and Special Education College of Education Evelyn Johnson has accepted the position of scientific director for the Lee Pesky Learning Center. As such, Johnson will develop and direct a national research and training center in partnership …

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Janet Pina Eledezma Receives Inaugural Scott Willison Memorial Scholarship

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Janet Pina Eledezma, a junior studying sociology at Boise State University, is the first to receive the Scott Willison Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is directed at students who have overcome obstacles to attend Boise State. In addition to a monetary …

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College of Education

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College of Education Faculty, staff and graduate students Researchers from Boise State’s College of Education are back after visiting San Antonio, Texas, where they attended the annual meeting for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) April 27-May 1. Thirty faculty …

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Center for School Improvement to Host Financial Literacy Camp for Kids

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This summer, the Center for School Improvement and Policy Studies will host Camp CashEd, an interactive financial literacy camp geared for youth ages 10-14. Attendees will participate in hands-on activities to solve a variety of financial challenges. Camp CashEd missions …

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Steve Swanson Partners with Local Classroom to Promote STEM Education

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To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, former NASA astronaut Steve Swanson co-taught an 11th grade chemistry class at Mountain View High School. Swanson is Boise State’s distinguished educator in residence; to teach the chemistry class he partnered with IDoTeach and new Boise State graduate, Melissa …

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Boise State Celebrates 100th Commencement, First on ‘The Blue’

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Boise State’s spring Commencement ceremony — the university’s 100th — honored graduates on “The Blue” Saturday, May 6, in Albertsons Stadium. More than 1,750 students participated. In total, 2,369 students received 2,682 degrees and certificates. Of those, 617 were eligible …

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Boise State Alumni Association Honors Top Ten Scholars April 21

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The scholars, joined by their parents and professors, will gather for a reception that recognizes the students’ academic excellence and the tremendous influence specific faculty members have had on their success.

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Idaho Students to Learn Hands-On Lessons in Global Economics at Boise State

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More than 1,100 high school students from across Idaho will descend on the Jordan Ballroom at Boise State University in the coming weeks to prove their knowledge, creativity and enthusiasm for global economics. After a full semester of studying, researching …

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Michele Carney

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Michele Carney Assistant Professor Curriculum, Instruction and Foundational Studies College of Education Michele Carney is currently hosting an NSF-funded conference in San Antonio, Texas, titled Validity Evidence for Measurement in Mathematics Education. Carney is serving as a Co-PI with Jonathan Bostic …

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Conference on Children’s Literature April 21-22

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The ninth annual Idaho Conference on Youth and Children’s Literature and Writing will take place Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, at Rediscovered Bookshop and at the Boise State Student Union Building. Featured speakers will include Wendy McClure, editorial …

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Yu-Chang Hsu, Sally Baldwin and Yu-Hui Ching

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Yu-Chang Hsu, Sally Baldwin and Yu-Hui Ching Department of Educational Technology College of Education Yu-Chang Hsu, associate professor, Sally Baldwin, doctoral student, and Yu-Hui Ching, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Technology, published an article titled “Learning through making …

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