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The Power of Learning from Experience

By Mary Parr-Sanchez and Rachel Padilla
Students learn to their fullest capacity when teachers combine two approaches: academic learning and experiential learning. So what does that look like in practice?

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We Know Capstones Already Work, Why Aren’t We Using Them?

By Mary Parr-Sanchez, President of National Education Association New Mexico, and Rachel Padilla, Grant Writer for the NEA-NM Center for Community Schools

Project-based learning and capstone assessments are nothing new—we’ve been using them across New Mexico for decades. So, why aren’t we using them?