Celebrating Breakthrough Teaching at UC San Diego

Teaching broadcast journalism to elementary students. Teacher-friendly computer science instruction. New ways of promoting social justice in schools. Breakthrough teaching practices were the focus of the fourth annual teaching and learning conference hosted by UC San Diego’s Department of Education Studies (EDS) and the Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence (CREATE)….

Educators Dive Deep at Annual EDS/CREATE Conference

Teachers explore an engineering design process for elementary students at “Diving Deep: Transforming Educational Practice for All Students through CCSS/NGSS” conference at UC San Diego. “When educators take a Saturday to learn together about new ways to support young people, you know public education is in good hands,” said CREATE Associate Director Susan Yonezawa with her co-organizer…

Op-Ed Calls for Investment in Mathematics Teaching and Learning

“Can We Solve San Diego’s Math Problem Together?” is featured in today’s Opinion section of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Co-authored by CREATE Director Mica Pollock, Associate Director Susan Yonezawa and Math for America San Diego Executive Director Barbara Edwards, the commentary addresses the critical need for collective support of mathematics teachers and teaching in our region….

Want to Become a Teacher? EDS and Teachers4Change Host Information Session Feb. 26

If you’d like to spend a lifetime making a difference and inspiring the next generation, consider becoming a teacher. Please join UC San Diego’s Department of Education Studies (EDS), in collaboration with its graduate student organization Teachers4Change, at an informational meeting on February 26, 2014 at Pepper Canyon Hall (Room 340, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m)….

Helping Early Readers Go DEEP: CRLP Bolsters Early Education Literacy Initiatives in San Diego’s Diamond Community

The California Reading and Literature Project (CRLP), a teacher professional development program for reading and academic language instruction housed at CREATE, is providing key support for literacy initiatives at three elementary schools in southeast San Diego.  Part of the Jacobs Center for Innovation, the Diamond Educational Excellence Partnership (DEEP) literacy initiatives are seeking to ensure…