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Elder, Cristyn L.; Champine, Karen – Across the Disciplines, 2016
The body of literature on a Writing-to-Learn (WTL) approach in math courses offers up a variety of assignment types from which to choose. However, few of these articles provide empirical evidence on the ways these writing assignments contribute to students' learning. This mixed-methods study, conducted at the University of New Mexico, a…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Mathematics Instruction, Writing Assignments, Evidence
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Lujan, James – Journal of Staff Development, 2010
Having data about student academic performance motivates school leaders to perform better as educators, and tells them where they need to concentrate their efforts to improve. As principal of Ernie Pyle Middle School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this author finds that the constant use of relevant data helps him stay focused on his instructional…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Instructional Leadership, Academic Achievement, Evaluation
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Melton, Michelle – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2011
The science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) state-level analysis provides policymakers, educators, state government officials, and others with details on the projections of STEM jobs through 2018. This report delivers a state-by-state snapshot of the demand for STEM jobs, including: (1) The number of forecast net new and…
Descriptors: Demand Occupations, Technical Occupations, Mathematics, Professional Occupations
College Board, 2014
This report provides educators and policymakers with information they can use to celebrate their successes, understand their unique challenges, and set meaningful goals to increase opportunity for all students. It is important to note that while AP® Exams are valid measures of students' content mastery of college-level studies in specific academic…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, African American Students, American Indian Students, Asian American Students
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Rutledge, David; Duran, James; Carroll-Miranda, Joseph – AACE Journal, 2007
This article presents qualitative results of the first three years of the New Mexico Laptop Learning Initiative (NMLLI). Results suggest that teachers, students, and their communities support this initiative to improve student learning. Descriptive statistics were used during year two to further understand how the laptops were being used by…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Educational Technology, Computers, Physical Mobility
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Walkup, Nancy – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2007
This article briefly discusses a seminar that will focus on the fifth annual Folk Art Festival at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, with additional emphasis on Georgia O'Keeffe's life and art in New Mexico, and Hispanic and Native American cultural traditions. Activities include museum visits, field trips, invited speakers,…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Seminars, Artists, Museums
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Zancanella, Don – English Education, 2008
As coeditor of the April 2006 issue of this journal, Tara Star Johnson wrote an eloquent essay in which she explored "the increasing bureaucratic pressure to mass-produce, homogenize and monitor students" as manifested in the No Child Left Behind Act and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accreditation…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Accreditation (Institutions), Phenomenology, Teaching Experience
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
Section 504 is federal civil rights law under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It provides protection against discrimination for individuals with disabilities. Students in school settings fall under the protection of Section 504 and prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability from all school programs and activities in both public and…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Public Schools, Civil Rights, Eligibility
Hofer, Judy – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2004
This Mentor Teacher Group Guide was created by the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) and the New Mexico Coalition for Literacy (NMCL) as part of the Connecting Practice, Policy, and Research Initiative (CPPR). It was piloted with five Mentor Teacher Groups throughout the state of New Mexico in the winter of…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Multiple Intelligences, Theory Practice Relationship
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England, Bill – Journalism Educator, 1987
Describes a project undertaken at New Mexico State University in which students set up and operated their own ad agencies. (FL)
Descriptors: Advertising, Education Work Relationship, Higher Education, Job Skills
Koman, Rita G. – 2002
Northern New Mexico boasts river valleys surrounded by snow covered mountains. But it is also harsh and unforgiving. One settler called it a "glorious hell." The "Hispanos," as the early Spanish settlers and their descendants were called, and the "Anglos," the immigrants from the east, were often in conflict. The…
Descriptors: Built Environment, Cultural Pluralism, Heritage Education, Historic Sites
McBride, James; Reed, Judy – 2002
Henry Hopkins Sibley shared his nation's destiny of spanning the American continent from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Sibley's nation was the Confederate States of America, and Confederate President Jefferson Davis shared Sibley's vision of southern manifest destiny. President Davis authorized Sibley to raise volunteers for the Confederate Army of…
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Heritage Education, Historic Sites, History Instruction
Rael, Patricia S.; Travelstead, Jim – 1999
This document provides basic information about the Statewide Student Assessment System in New Mexico. There are four components of the Statewide Student Assessment System that are guided by the State Department of Education. Each component serves a specific purpose and targets specific grade levels. The purpose of the reading assessment of grades…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education
Stile, Stephen W.; Abernathy, Sandra M. – 1983
A paper on the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-142) provides information to state legislators on requirements and application procedures and speculates on significance of compliance for rural New Mexico school districts (New Mexico has never implemented P.L. 94-142). The five purposes of the paper are to describe major…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bartlit, Nancy; And Others – Update on Law-Related Education, 1993
Describes the origin, development, and operation of a New Mexico citizen's action group in its efforts to prevent air and water pollution. Concludes that nongovernmental groups can play an important role in educating citizens and shaping public policy. (CFR)
Descriptors: Activism, Air Pollution, Citizen Participation, Citizen Role
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