Upcoming Learning Opportunities
JOIN US TO DISCUSS HOW WE BETTER SUPPORT OUR STUDENTS IN RURAL COMMUNITIES
Learning Alliance will host community dialogues about increasing graduation, attendance and student support.
- Monday March 23, 2015, 6 - 8pm, Upper Elementary School Library, 300 N. 7th St., Estancia, NM (Flyer)
- Tuesday March 24, 2015, 6-8pm, Los Lunas Transportation Center, 101 Courthouse Rd, Los Lunas, NM (Flyer)
BE PART OF A COLLECTIVE CONSULTING EVENT POST TEDxABQ EDUCATION
- Saturday March 28, 2015, 9am -noon, Health Leadership High School, 1900 Randolph SE, Albuquerque, NM (Agenda)
Previous Learning Opportunities:
January 3 - 8, 2015: Albuquerque Education Visioning - Alamosa, Cesar Chavez and Taylor Ranch Community Centers
September 25, 2014: APS Middle School Community Dialogue - Truman Middle School
June 17, 2014: APS Middle School Community Dialogue - Alice and Bruce King Education Complex
April 8, 2014: OVEE screenings of Stories of Learning - Las Cruces and Stories of Learning - Albuquerque
February 28, 2014: "The Power of Personal Story" TEDxABQ Education
September - November 2013: Stories of Learning Initiative in Las Cruces and Albuquerque
December 12, 2012: Beyond Standardized Testing: Measuring Student Success in New Mexico
Community and educational stakeholders joined the Learning Alliance of NM for a Learning Circle to dialogue around:
- How are children and their learning impacted by the assessments used?
- What are the types of assessments, what do they tell us, and why are they important?
- How are current assessments used in NM? What do they tell us and not tell us?
- How is assessment used elsewhere in the country? Other countries?
- What is the national dialogue on assessment?
- How might assessments in NM be designed to best support the learning of students in NM?
Archived Webinar Series:
January 23, 2013: Bilingual and Multilingual Education for a World Class Education System in New Mexico - View Slide Show Presentation
Background Reading and Resources
New Mexico is rooted in many cultures and many languages. Over 50 percent of our students are Hispanic, and over 10 percent are Native American. Respect for our multiculturalism and multilingualism means that we must honor home languages and support learning English as a second language...Read More
- Op-ed in the New York Times - "Being bilingual, it turns out, makes you smarter. It can have a profound effect on your brain, improving cognitive skills not related to language and even shielding against dementia in old age.”
- History of Language Rights and New Mexico Statehood.
- PED is considering how to implement the Common Core of State Standards in ways that will enhance education for English Language Learners.
- New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education (NMABE)
- National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
- Dual Language Education of New Mexico
November 19, 2012: The Power of Blended Learning for Education in NM: How online and mobile technology can transform classroom learning - View Recorded Webinar
- Michael Horn, Co-founder Innosight Institute and Co-author of Disrupting Class;
- Virginia Padilla-Vigil, Executive Director of IDEAL-NM; and
- Tom Ryan, Founder and Executive Director of Education 360
For a dynamic virtual discussion on blended and online learning. This learning opportunity will seek to engage dialogue around the following questions: What benefits of blended and online learning is most important for NM? In what ways can blended learning help improve the quality of education for students in New Mexico who need it the most? What are the school and classroom conditions necessary for blended learning to serve student effectively? What do we know nationally about what the most promising practices can do for student learning?
Background Reading and Resources
- Classifying K-12 Blended Learning: The Innosight Institute is documenting emerging models of blended learning. There are many resources on their website if you want to go deeper into how schools are integrating blended learning. New Mexico's eCademy is included in The Rise of K-12 Blended Learning: Profiles of Emerging Models.
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