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Literacy and Humanities 2023-09-07T09:29:00-06:00

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Read Aloud of “Carlos and the Loose Tooth” by Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales (English) and Author Cameron Bourg (Spanish) – click for video

Route 66 themed Little Lending library installed at NMPED to celebrate our Year of Literacy!

The New Mexico Public Education Department’s new Little Lending Library is now open! Secretary Kurt Steinhaus christened the library in May, along with the library’s talented design and construction team made up of students from the Media Arts Collaborative Charter School in Albuquerque. The little lending library is located on the east side of the PED building at 300 Don Gaspar in Santa Fe. Take a look, grab a book, leave a book!

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Storytime with Severo

Every Monday at 8 a.m., a story will be released and read aloud by the NMPED’s Literacy & Humanities Bureau Director Severo Martinez. Make sure you like and subscribe to Storytime with Severo.

The Science of Reading for Emergent Bilinguals in New Mexico (PDF)

The New Mexico Statewide Literacy Framework (NMSLF) is intended to support districts, schools, and teachers as they implement a comprehensive literacy system from birth through high school that ensures all students are prepared for meaningful post-secondary opportunities, including further education, meaningful employment, and lifelong learning.

For more information on the NMSLF, please review the NMSLF Informational Brochure (PDF).

New Mexico Literacy Framework 2020 (PDF)

The 2020 New Mexico Dyslexia Handbook: A guide to teaching ALL students to read through structured literacy is a document that provides New Mexico educators with guidelines for academic instruction for students with characteristics of dyslexia. The dyslexia handbook will provide current scientific-based information concerning dyslexia, identification of characteristics of dyslexia, identification of the specific components for appropriate multi-sensory, systematic, explicit language-based reading programs, considerations for English learners, in addition to general education and special education accommodations and classroom strategies.

New Mexico Dyslexia Handbook 2020 (PDF)

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