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COE Self-Care Activities Week Six

March 9, 2015

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Starting in this WEEK SIX, we are up to 50 staff and faculty having attended at least one of our four weekly activities. If you haven't tried a self-care activity yet, why not make it a gift to yourself this week? Just take a look at what's available below. Read more

Free Workshop with Dr. Ed Ellis

February 5, 2015

Oviatt Library

"K-12 Differentiated Visual Tools for Teaching Discipline-specific Content K-12 Literacy"

Dr. Ed Ellis, a national leader in the creation and effective use of instructional organizers, has created a series of graphic organizers and tools that are directly linked to the Common Core Standards, and he is coming to CSUN to share these exciting new resources. Read more

Education on the Edge Presents: Alfie Kohn

January 28, 2015

Alfie Kohn

"The (Progressive) Schools Our Children Deserve"

Even though our knowledge of how children learn has come a long way in the last few decades, most schools still focus more on memorizing facts and practicing isolated skills than on understanding ideas from the inside out; they still exclude students from any meaningful decision-making role; and they still rely on grades, tests, homework, lectures, worksheets, competition, punishments, and rewards. Alfie Kohn explores alternatives to each of these conventional practices, explaining why progressive education can help kids become critical thinkers and lifelong learners. Read more

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