On July 29, thousands of teachers across California will gather at 38 locations to share ideas, join a teacher network, and learn effective strategies for implementing the new California Standards and Next Generation Science Standards in their classrooms. Last year’s inaugural event attracted 15,000 teachers. The second annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit provides an […]
“About 15,000 California teachers and principals gave up one of their summer vacation days to talk among themselves Friday about a subject that, depending on how the school day is going, can excite, inspire, frustrate or irritate: the Common Core.” Read more in EdSource.
California State University, Stanislaus, will be one of 33 locations across the state participating July 31 in Better Together: California Teachers Summit. The day will include strategies for teaching Common Core and will build teacher communities. Read more in Modesto Bee.
We all agree teachers deserve more opportunities to connect with other teachers, share what’s working in classrooms and learn cutting-edge strategies that help them maximize their skills,” said Michael Spagna, dean of California State University, Northridge’s Michael D. Eisner College of Education. Read more at CSUN Today.
Uniting the school districts and other providers of summertime professional development is a keen interest in ensuring the success of the new Common Core standards, said Soares, at the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities. “And that’s a really good thing,” she said, “given their importance to our students and our state. Read more […]
Saint Mary’s College of California education dean Christopher Sindt said Saint Mary’s is honored to participate in the conference, saying the forum echoes the school’s commitment to community engagement and aligns with its mission to “empower our students and communities by fostering academic excellence in support of social justice and the common good. Read more […]