We Just Launched a #CSforSD Ed Week Google Site and It’s Full of Goodies!

By Minhtuyen Mai, Dana Chung, Laura Santos, and the Computer Science Teachers Association San Diego Chapter The Computer Science Teachers Association San Diego chapter, along with CREATE at UC San Diego’s CS Team, just launched this website for CSEdWeek. The website is filled with goodies including Scratch Games, downloadable #CSforSD Zoom backgrounds, a video contest,…

#USvsHate feels more important than ever

Mica Pollock and Kim Douillard #USvsHate is a national project of UC San Diego CREATE and Prof. Mica Pollock’s #Schooltalking. Our national expansion is now also powered by the teacher networks of the National Writing Project. In 2017, we and educator partners across San Diego started #USvsHate (us versus hate) as an “anti-hate“ initiative. We…

UC San Diego’s Climate Champions Bridges University, K-12, and Community

Twenty Climate Champions—teacher leaders, youth leaders, scientists, and social scientists—are meeting weekly online to achieve a shared goal: to get more teaching, learning, and action on climate in San Diego County schools. “The vast majority of teachers in California believe climate should be taught in schools, but less than half actually do. We want to…

New UC San Diego CREATE Initiative to Strengthen K-12 Climate Education

“Creating Climate Champions” will leverage campus resources to support K-12 climate learning The Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) at UC San Diego has launched a one-year pilot program to advance climate education in San Diego County K-12 schools.  Creating Climate Champions at UC San Diego CREATE is a collaborative…

UC San Diego’s CREATE and SDSC Awarded National K-12 STEM Grant

Innovation Bloc Grant Part of $75 million U.S. Department of Defense Initiative The U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense STEM Education Consortium (DESC) has awarded a one-year grant to the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego and the UC San Diego Mathematics Project housed at the university’s Center for Research on Educational…

Your child will be fine! K-12 Learning Advice from CREATE

The UC San Diego Staff Association is tapping professionals from across UC San Diego to help colleagues and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this week’s Staff Association Newsletter, UC San Diego CREATE Associate Director Susan Yonezawa shares her thoughts about what’s important when children are learning and adapting to distance learning.   Your…

#USvsHate Now a Six-Week Online Challenge during School Closures

The #USvsHate team has some great news to share: Teaching Tolerance is taking #USvsHate online for the next six weeks! “In this era of school closures, we’re thrilled Teaching Tolerance is taking #USvsHate online,” said Mica Pollock, CREATE director and professor in the Department of Education Studies at UC San Diego. “It’s a perfect distance…