La Cosecha 2010
La Fonda Hotel (100 E. San Francisco St)
Concurrent Sessions 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Going Forward Without Forgetting – Avanzando y no olvidando BALLROOM SOUTH
Consuelo Castillo‐Kickbusch, Founder and President for Educational Achievement Services, Inc.
This keynote focuses on reflecting on ones traditions and values of times past and their importance in our development and growth today. Appreciation of diverse cultures and their contributions to today’s society is emphasized. We can “go forward without forgettingv what a rich heritage our cultures offer, and apply under‐ appreciated ethics and values to today’s world. The issues of self‐esteem and leadership styles are presented in a context in which the past is melded with the present, and offers alternatives we can use in our personal development that will enhance our leadership styles. This is especially relevant to professionals going into the 21st century with a renewed spirit to meet new challenges, pursue higher educational opportunities, and to cherish the joys of living in today’s world!
Level: All \ English and Spanish \ Strand: Family and Community
Native American Early Childhood Development: A Review of NM Standards
Christine Sims, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM Carlotta Penny Bird, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
This session introduces a proposed set of state standards and benchmarks for infants and toddler development that has potential implications for Native American tribal communities engaged in maintaining and revitalizing Native languages among preschool generations. Key areas that apply will be discussed.
Level: Pre‐K Grades \ English Strand: Assessment & Accountability
Quiero ser bilingüe: from Being Monolingual to a Bilingual Reader
Lada Kratky, Educational Consultant and Author Sponsor: National Geographic/Hampton Brown
Muchos niños entran a la escuela hablando en español. Con esta riqueza como base, el maestro celebra la cultura de ese niño y la usa para desarrollar un amor
Friday, November 19, 2010
por esa lengua, que se convertira en un profundo deseo de aprender a leer. Lo que aprende en español le servirá como base al aprender a leer en inglés.
Level: Pre‐K‐2 Grades \ Spanish & English \ Strand: Instruction
Hay que hablar!
SANTA FE Juanita Celia García, Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA), San Antonio, TX Nilka Avilés, IDRA, San Antonio, TX
This workshop is designed to elaborate communicative messages and create opportunities to use language in authentic, richly contextualized learning experiences. Techniques and strategies will provide opportunities for students to listen, speak, participate and synchronize what has been said.
Level: Pre‐K‐12 Grades \ Spanish & English \ Strand: Instruction
Experiences from a Teacher, Students and Parents in a Dual Language Program
Gilberto Lobo, Truman MS, Albuquerque, NM Cynthia Jimenez, Truman MS, Albuquerque, NM Luis Carlos Muñoz, Truman MS, Albuquerque, NM
A middle school dual language teacher with sophomore university students who graduated from K‐ 12 dual language, two current 7th grade dual language students, and dual language parents will speak about the experiences of a twelve year dual language program.
Level: 6‐12 Grades \ Spanish & English Strand: Family & Community
Using Technology in a Dual Language or ESL Setting STIHA
Margaret Briseño, Clovis Municipal Schools, Clovis, NM Eva García, Clovis Municipal Schools, Clovis, NM Diana Martínez, Clovis Municipal Schools, Clovis, NM
This presentation will include using technology in a Dual Language or ESL setting based on ELD standards/ NM Standards and Benchmarks. We will present sample podcasts as well as Powerpoints that are student/teacher created and give teachers an opportunity to create a podcast in the session. Bring your laptop if you can!
Level: 1‐12 Grades \ Spanish & English Strand: Support & Resources