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…

Rafael S. Hernandez Receives UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Award

Congratulations to Rafael S. Hernandez, director of the Early Academic Outreach Program! Hernandez was the recipient of a UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Award at the 25th Annual UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Award ceremony on February 4, 2020 at the Price West Ballroom. The UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Awards honor faculty, staff, students…

Code.org San Diego Hosts Back-to-Back Bilingual Family Coding Nights

On December 11-13, 2019, Code.org San Diego (in UC San Diego’s CREATE) hosted three nights of coding for local elementary and middle school students and their families. The events, held in English and Spanish, were part of Code.org’s global initiative called “Hour of Code,” held during national Computer Science Education Week. The “Bilingual Family Coding Night”…

This Week @ UC San Diego: Homegrown Campaign to Combat Hate on National Stage

#USvsHate, a student- and educator-led anti-hate messaging project, was the lead story in the October 24, 2019 issue of This Week @ UC San Diego. #USvsHate was designed collaboratively by CREATE Director and UC San Diego Education Studies Professor Mica Pollock, UC San Diego doctoral student Mariko Cavey, CREATE Digital Specialist Minhtuyen Mai, and educators…

Teaching Tolerance Lifts CREATE’s #USvsHate

“This is an initiative that invites student voice. Kids are given an invitation to message and speak their perspective. Teachers are being invited into a collective effort to work on the issues of our society rather than pretend the world doesn’t exist.” – Mica Pollock, UC San Diego Professor of Education Studies, Director of the…

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.

Dr. Susan Yonezawa Recipient of 2019 Dr. Winston C. Doby Impact Award

Dr. Susan Yonezawa, associate director of UC San Diego’s Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence (CREATE), received a 2019 Dr. Winston C. Doby Impact Award at this year’s annual University of California System-wide College and Preparation (CAP) Forum luncheon on May 8 at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla. The CAP…