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2017 Education Conference Presentations

Training, Other

The LANL Foundation’s 18th Northern New Mexico Conference on Education, “Building Positive Culture from Classroom to Community” was held on Nov. 10, 2017 at the Hilton Buffalo Thunder Resort. Here are the presentations from the breakout "EdTalk" sessions.

Teacher Resource

Decoding Deeper Learning in the Classroom

Decoding Deeper Learning in the Classroom

Report

This guide, developed by the William + Flora Hewlett Foundation, provides an idea of what deeper learning looks like and strategies teachers can use to allow students to master content in different and longer-lasting ways. 

General Education, Nonprofit, Parents, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

Academic Language in the Cycle of Inquiry

Training

This is a resource from ISEC team's session, “How Does Inquiry Science Cultivate Academic Language Development and Support Equity in Education?” at the PED sponsored STEM Symposium June 1–2, 2017. The event was held at the Embassy Suites in Albuquerque, NM.

Teacher Resource

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New Mexico Voices for Children

Report, Website

New Mexico Voices for Children is a nonpartisan, statewide advocacy organization working to create systems-level sustainable change that will improve the lives of New Mexico’s children. To accomplish this mission, NM Voices works with state and national lawmakers and officials... Read more

Early Childhood, General Education, Nonprofit, Parents

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Kids Count Data Center

Report, Website

A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the premier source for data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the KIDS COUNT Data Center that support smart decisions... Read more

Early Childhood, General Education, Nonprofit, Parents

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CaseyCast

Podcast

The Annie E. Casey Foundation produces this monthly conversation on how we can all work together to build a brighter future for kids, families and communities. A pioneering philanthropy podcast, CaseyCast explores the well-being of America's families and neighborhoods,... Read more

General Education, Nonprofit, Parents

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Annie E. Casey Foundation

Website

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social, and health outcomes. Their work focuses on strengthening families, building stronger communities and ensuring access to opportunity,... Read more

Early Childhood, General Education, Nonprofit

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

Website

The National Science Teachers Association is dedicated to improving instruction and increasing public awareness of science education. This website offers memberships as well as books, journals, conferences, and professional learning opportunities for educators from elementary... Read more

General Education, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

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Next Generation Science Standards Hub, National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

Website

This site provides excellent teacher resources that support instruction and assessment of NGSS and prepare students for the future and workforce needs in STEM. http://ngss.nsta.org Also relates to: NGSS, standards, cross-cutting concepts, science and engineering practices, STEM... Read more

General Education, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

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Next Generation Science Standards

Website

Get to know K-12 Next Generation Science Standards three-dimensional learning and performance expectations.  Learn how NGSS helps students relate to the world around them and builds a cohesive understanding of science over time. Teaching tools and resources are offered. http://... Read more

General Education, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

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Teaching Channel

Video, Website

Teaching Channel is a thriving online community where teachers can watch, share, and learn diverse techniques to help every student grow. This site works to improve the teaching profession through practice and reflection with many inspirational videos that support a “Theory of... Read more

General Education

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MindShift Teaching Resources

Website

Connecting educators with the learning sciences, exploring the future of learning in all its dimensions, from KQED News and NPR. This site examines how learning is impacted by technology, discoveries about how the brain works, poverty and inequities, social and emotional... Read more

General Education, Just for Fun, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

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Is College Worth it? List of Highest Paying College Majors

Article, Website, Other

Several STEM-related degrees ranked at the top of the list. Median earnings of bachelor’s degree graduates were higher than median earnings of high school graduates for all 80 majors studied. This is true at career entry, mid-career and end of career. https://www.washingtonpost.... Read more

General Education, Parents, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

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Earning & Employment Rates by Education Level

Website, Other

From the United States Department of Labor, Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, this page highlights the positive correlation between education and income and the negative correlation between education and unemployment. https://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm Also relates to:... Read more

General Education, Parents, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

Search Income & Education Across the USA

Website

Enter a ZIP code to see income and college graduation rates on this interactive map. http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/local/2013/11/09/washington-a-world-apart Also relates to: Income, careers

General Education, Parents, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

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Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Website

U.S. Department of Education site for the Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This financial aide form is used by most colleges and universities to determine a family’s ability to pay for higher education and forms the basis for nearly all need-based aid.  https... Read more

Parents, Student Resource

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Federal Student Aid

Website

U.S. Department of Education site for Federal Student Aid with information on preparing for and paying for college. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa Also relates to: High school, college, FAFSA, student aid, financial aid, pay for college, student loans

Parents, Student Resource