Takin’ it to the streets: Upcoming Education Department presentations

Fidelity to the tri-fold mission of the University of California means disseminating the results of action research and reflective best practices with our varied constituencies across the state or across the nation. Whether this is in the form of presentations to school districts, parents groups or at professional conferences, our instructor base is eager to share our findings in a synergistic and capacity-building way. Upcoming presentations by the education department at Extension include the following:

  • “Beyond the Core: Re-conceptualizing Everyday Technologies to Drive Creativity and Commitment in Teaching and Learning” Orange County Council for Gifted and Talented Education (OCC-GATE), Irvine, CA (October, 2013)

  • “College Counseling Practice in the 21st Century: Implications for Postsecondary Institutions and their Charges” Annual Conference of the Independent Educational Consultants’ Association (IECA), San Diego, CA (November, 2013)

  • “The Neuroscience of Learning and Differentiated Instruction: a Primer for Parents” Fullerton City Schools, Fullerton, CA (November, 2013)

  • “A Rising Tide and the Fate of All Boats: the Common Core State Standards and Implications for Teaching the Gifted and Talented” Chula Vista Elementary School District, Chula Vista, CA (November, 2013)

  • “’STEAM’ Punks and Cyberpunks: DaVinci , the Bauhaus Movement, Technology and the 21st Century Educator” Tri-Cities Conference for Gifted and Talented Education (sponsored by the Los Angeles Unified School District) Pasadena, CA (December, 2013)

  • “Common Core 101:What You Absolutely Need to Know” King-Chávez Charter Schools Professional Development Conference (December, 2013)

If you are interested in any of the presentations above and would like to receive materials free of charge, please contact Morgan Appel, director, Education Department at mappel@ucsd.edu.

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