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TEACHERS TRANSFORM:

MEDIA FLUENCY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

ABOUT TEACHERS TRANSFORM

Building Media Literacy to Empower all Learners

Teachers Transform is a job-embedded professional development for educators. It is designed to enhance learning across disciplines by incorporating traditional and new media literacy into the curriculum. The program researches  rural vs. urban and low-tech vs. high-tech to better support NM classrooms. 

 

A hands-on training, online coursework and a professional learning community facilitates educators to build and implement a meaningful and localized approach to meet the needs of each community. Educators become equipped with skills, knowledge, confidence and experience to integrate media literacy pedagogical frameworks and hands-on play into the classroom curriculum. We work on-site and online. 

 

The program has critical thinking, multi-literacies and 21st century learning at its core.

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WHO IS IT FOR?

This program is for P-16 educators, schools, districts, learning organizations and anybody looking to bridge literacies; enhance and expand curriculum; and learn how to purposefully use tools for learning to guide, challenge and engage students. 

It is also for those interested in shifting teaching skills for remote learning in a safe & supported manner. 

And for those who love learning. 

WHAT EXACTLY IS IT?

A hybrid learning capacity-building training working with diverse New Mexico educators from urban and rural areas, ranging from technological novices, to advanced, in media literacy concepts and skills. Teachers have the opportunity to embody media fluency, fearlessly explore and confidently facilitate new ways of learning to engage and prepare today's learners. 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Insights and strategies on media literacy concepts

  • Meaningfully consume & ethically produce media for learning

  • Incorporate traditional and new media in the classroom

  • Enhance critical thinking in self and students

  • Utilize technology to elevate learning

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT IT

"I am so grateful to have been a part of this training. It was absolutely the most beneficial and positive professional development experience I have ever been a part of in my 25 years as an educator. "

 

-Bernalillo Public Schools participating middle school teacher.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who is it For?


K-16 Educators




Why Participate?


Media literacy is a requirement to be future-ready. Participation will enable educators to embed media literacy into educational content to develop critical thinkers and meaningful student interactions relating to media and learning. Designed to meet diverse educational needs, this program focuses on localized approaches for transformation and success with media and technology in your unique classrooms.




What are the Teachers Transform Program Components?


In-person or online boot camp traning Monthly (virtual) coaching sessions Online coursework on integration of material and practices into current classrooms Professional learning community Participants to receive coaching and support on methods and integration throughout the year.




Can I Choose the Program Parts I Want?


Yes! You have the option to pick and choose what you would like to focus on: Two-hour mini-online courses on basic concepts Five-lesson mini-online courses as part of a theme Master 16-week online courses Professional learning community with a team Coaching sessions Full day or half-day PD sessions It’s a great opportunity you won’t want to miss!




What is Teachers Transform: Media Fluency Boot Camp?


The boot camp is a component of a year-long program. It is a three-day professional development intensive focusing on the media fluency of educators as it relates to teaching and learning. Participants will learn how to integrate media literacy content discipline, get hands-on time for playing with digital tools, understand expanded literacy and gain the confidence to meet the needs of students. Educators will leave the conference energized with plans for action that make sense for their needs and resources. The bootcamp has been held in-person but can be accessed virtually.




What is the Cost?


The cost dependis on your needs and wants. Contact us to find our more thorugh this link. Looking forward to hearing from you!





PROGRAM PHOTOS

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PO Box 1423
Taos, NM 87571

(505) 303 0940

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