Smart Tech Use for Equity

By Mica Pollock, Kim Douillard, Mike Salamanca and Barb Montfort   On January 28, 14 teachers crowded into the UC San Diego Faculty Club to ask a key question. Which uses of technology in schools help create equity, and which don’t? “Smart Tech Use for Equity” is a spring 2015 series for local educators led…

This Week @ UC San Diego Highlights CREATE Partnership Programs

CREATE partnership programs connecting UC San Diego undergraduates to K-12 students in San Diego schools are featured in a top story in This Week @ UC San Diego, the university’s online weekly news magazine. The article, “The Power of Partnerships,” spotlights service learning opportunities for UC San Diego undergrads, and includes the Department of Education Studies’ Partners at Learning program…

Gaining New Perspectives in Transformational Geometry

Darryl Yong explains the use of manipulatives for teaching geometry at MfA SD’s Teacher Leader Collaborative Jan. 31. On most days, you’ll likely find Darryl Yong, the well-regarded mathematics professor at Harvey Mudd College, teaching Ordinary Differential Equations or Numerical Analysis to math undergrads. But Yong also knows a thing or two about what it’s…