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2020 Summer Review Institute Applications

The Instructional Material Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2020 Summer Review Institute.  Instructional materials for grades 9-12 English Language Arts, Spanish Language Arts, English Language Development, and World Languages will be reviewed June 1-19, 2020.  We are looking for reviewers, content leaders, and facilitators who are committed to helping the Instructional Material Bureau and NMPED identify high-quality instructional materials for the students and teachers of New Mexico.  A description of each position and the application link are below.

The reviewer’s primary responsibility is to review materials and provide evidence for alignment with standards and high quality indicators using rubrics developed by a team of content experts and the IMB. Reviewers are also required to work with a Content Leader to ensure understanding of the standards and authentic results; meet scheduled deadlines for completing the review; attend daily check-ins on progress toward final scores; and collaborate with another Reviewer and a Content Leader to author an evidence-based appraisal of reviewed materials. Reviewer of Record application

The content leader’s primary responsibility is to review materials and provide evidence for alignment with standards and high quality indicators using rubrics developed by a team of content experts and the IMB. Content leaders are expected to be highly knowledgeable in their content area and be able to provide content and standards support throughout the review to their review team. They are required to work with a team of two other reviewers to ensure understanding of the standards and authentic results; meet scheduled deadlines for completing the review; schedule and facilitate daily check-ins on progress toward final scores; attend daily check-ins with their facilitator; ensure the review team provides evidence that is valid; and lead reviewers toward an evidence-based appraisal of reviewed materials. Content Leader application

The facilitator’s primary responsibilities include guiding multiple review teams (one content leader and two reviewers per team) through the review process; monitoring review teams’ progress on review rubrics and appraisals; conducting daily check-ins with content leaders; assuring review teams meet scheduled deadlines for completing their review; validating final scores; approving appraisals for each review set of materials; and completing official review paperwork. Facilitator application

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HIGH QUALITY INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS (HQIM): A RESOURCE MANUAL FOR IDENTIFYING, SELECTING, AND IMPLEMENTING HQIM

This HQIM resource manual is designed to walk teachers, schools, and districts through the research behind high quality instructional materials; how materials are selected for adoption on the list in New Mexico; and how districts can navigate options for essential considerations and ongoing implementation.  View and download the HQIM resource manual.


Provided below is resourceful information available to view or download.


The New Mexico Dream Team ELA Close Reading Lessons, Social Studies Cornerstones, and Science Cornerstones are temporarily unavailable.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


For immediate assistance please contact the Instructional Material Bureau.

Page last updated February 12, 2020