This Week @ UC San Diego: It Takes a Network

The Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) is the lead story in the May 30, 2019 issue of This Week @ UC San Diego. “To raise a child with a fair shot at college, it takes more than a village—it takes a network.” Read the article here.

This Year, Learn the Science – and Art – of Tutoring High School Math

Students at Lincoln High School who struggle with math will benefit from strong mathematics tutoring support, thanks to the ERC/CREATE Math Tutor Corps course at UC San Diego’s Eleanor Roosevelt College (ERC). The ERC/CREATE Math Tutor Corps is an undergraduate student service learning program offered each quarter that teaches UC San Diego students how to…

San Diego Math + Leadership Camp gets an “A” for Awesome

San Diego County kids had plenty of exciting summer camps to pick from this year, but only one balanced learning proportional reasoning in math with geocaching on a college campus, rock climbing in Escondido and kayaking off the Oceanside pier. The Math for America San Diego Math + Leadership Camp was a 10-day summer camp…

“New Works” Math Class Bridges Gap for Sweetwater Freshmen

“In our opening activity, students worked together to move cups by strings only – no hands allowed – encouraging communication, collaboration and group problem-solving.  We wanted to create a classroom culture in which students would feel comfortable sharing their ideas and persevering.” – Cristina Jimenez, Instructor, New Works Integrated Math Course 1  This summer, 25…

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….