Family Educational Resources
Here are some educational resources that are great for families at home and educators in schools.
Scholastic Learn at Home Books, reading lists, literacy exercises, and more
The Family Learning Company – The software is in English and Spanish and for K-12 students and adults. Select the “Enter Code” button, and use access code: nmdatacast to access the free software
Amazing Educational Resources – “Amazing Educational Resources’ primary goal is to offer free access to the best educational resources to all parents, teachers and students for the foreseeable future.”
100 Ways to Play From the Boston Children’s Museum
NAEYC’s Resources for Families
Backyard learning activities for nature science, sensory play, and early learning
Lakeshore Learning Learn at Home YouTube series
An Edward Lear Alphabet – A fun and education interactive e-book-like celebration of a poem from 1871 that uses public domain artwork for each letter’s illutrations.
Octane Seating – A virtual field trip learning tool designed to assist children and parents with exploring, developing, and enhancing children’s education inside the classroom, and beyond!
Screening and Linguistic Services
Albuquerque Public Schools Child Find – 6400 Uptown Blvd NE 505-224-8600 ext. 22906 Child Find is part of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that requires state to identify. locate, and evaluate all children with disabilities ages 3 to 21 who need services.
Alta Mira Early Childhood Services – 505-262-0801 1605 Carlisle Blvd NE – Alta Mira Specialized Family Services, Inc. supports individuals with intellectual/developmental risks, delays or disabilities and their families to optimize quality of life.
NAPPR Early Intervention 2201 San Pedro Dr NE Ste. 3 505-345-6289 – NAPPR includes 5 distinct programs that aim to strengthen the communities we serve by increasing and supporting healthy families through a range of services. The original program-Early Intervention continues to serve families (both Native and Non-Native American) who have infants/toddlers who are experiencing developmental delays or who have risk factors for developmental delays. NAPPR also provides Universal home visiting using a culturally based model for Native American families with children prenatal through age five, Early Head Start center and home-based services for Native and Non-Native American families with children prenatal through age three, as well as support services for Indian Health Service funded Dental Clinics and Little Scholar’s Academy center services Native and Non-Native American families with children 6 weeks through age five.
UNM Center for Development and Disability 2300 Menaul Blvd NE 505-272-3000 The Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education. Research and Service (previously known as a UAP). These centers are authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act to build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
UNM Speech and Hearing Sciences 1700 Lomas Blvd NE #1300 (505) 277-4453 Serving the unique needs of the state of New Mexico by increasing the participation of culturally diverse populations in our disciplines preparing our students to be leaders in a multicultural and multilingual society, and collaborating with other disciplines to ensure our graduates are prepared to provide comprehensive and effective services. Provides excellence in clinical service (a) through the University of New Mexico Speech-Language Clinic and affiliated professionals and agencies in the community: and (b) by providing continuing education and serving as a model for clinical services.
COVID Educational Resources
- Cover Your Cough and Sneeze! How to Teach Kids to Cough/Sneeze into Their Sleeves, from Boston Children’s Museum.
- Just for Kids, a comic exploring the new Coronavirus, from NPR
- A video to teach your children how hand washing helps prevents the spread of Coronavirus from Nanogirl.
- Do a little science at home. Here is a recipe from Popular Science for making homemade hand sanitizer, an activity you can do with your child.
- And for older kids, Transmissions: Gone Viral, by the New York Hall of Science, an interactive comic book on the topic of viruses the scientific process–how to collect evidence and draw conclusions.
- Brains On: Understanding Coronavirus and How Germs Spread, a podcast from Minnesota Public Radio
NMAEYC is now a virtual organization!
1933 San Mateo Blvd NE #258
Albuquerque, NM 87110
PHONE: 505 264 5464