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Minimizing the COVID Slide During the Summer

June 29, 2020

A mother helps teenage daughter with homework using digital tablet. Photo by monkeybusinessimages, iStock.

Many parents and educators are worried about a “COVID slide”, where students fail to retain any new information learned before and during the pandemic — as well as over the summer, when students are not in school. Families with more resources may have a way of halting that slide and actually help their children retain what they learned during the past academic year, according to California State University, Northridge special education professor Wendy Murawski, executive director and Eisner Endowed Chair for the Center for Teaching and Learning in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education. Read more on CSUN Today

CTL brings FuelEd to CSUN

May 18, 2020

FuelEd presenters

Dean Shari Tarver-Behring welcomed Sarah Mushlin, Director of Partnership Development for FuelEd and trainer, La Vondia Menephee, to the Michael D. Eisner College of Education for an introductory FuelEd workshop sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning on March 4th.  CSUN faculty and representatives from LAUSD Local Districts East and West as well as several charter schools attended. Read more

Event Cancelled: Lisa Dieker - Education on the Edge

March 9, 2020

Education on the Edge with Lisa Dieker

Out of respect to those concerned about the Coronavirus, and to our presenter who would have to travel here, the CSUN Center for Teaching and Learning is cancelling the Education on the Edge event scheduled for Thursday, March 12. The CTL is committed to bringing Dr. Lisa Dieker out at a future date, as her presentation is engaging, cutting edge, and of significant worth to our educational community. Thank you for understanding and we hope everyone is staying happy and healthy! Read more

SIMPACT Receives Innovation in Education Award

September 9, 2019

Oviatt Library

SIMPACT Immersive Learning program, an initiative of the Michael D. Eisner College of Education and housed within the Center for Teaching and Learning, received the “Innovation in Education” award from the Valley Economic Alliance this spring. The award recognizes outstanding educational leaders and programs for their innovative use of the arts in the classroom and the community. Read more on CSUN Today

What Really Works in Education: Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

May 1, 2019

Flyer for the What Really Works: Universal Design for Learning conference. Students, attendees, and educators at the event.

The Center for Teaching and Learning at CSUN welcomed their fourth biennial “What Really Works in Education” conference on Monday April 8th, 2019. The conference focused on how to improve outcomes for all students in an educational setting using Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and was sponsored in part by the Schools First Federal Credit Union. Read more

Reframing Diversity for the 21st Century

April 25, 2019

Derrick Gay

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) sponsored this exciting event on March 11, 2019. Keynote speaker, Dr. Derrick Gay, led an interactive talk, sharing his insights and strategies gained from 20 years of diversity research and experience both nationally and internationally. Read more

Co-teaching in the Classroom: A Winning Combination

October 25, 2018

Co-teaching in the Classroom, 10/27/18, 9-12pm

Drs. Wendy Murawski & Tamarah Ashton will engage mentor and student teachers as they model co-teaching in action. Come learn strategies for meeting student's unique needs in diverse classroom, while also identifying concrete techniques for sharing a classroom using co-teaching best practices. Read more

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