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BSI Coordinators In SoCal Escape to Rio Hondo for the Day

Despite the unusually, high temperatures that have been baking SoCal over the past week,   over 50 SoCal BSI Coordinators gathered at Rio Hondo College to workshop with Barbara Illowsky regarding the  new BSI Publication, BASIC SKILLS COMPLETION: The Key to Student Success in California Community Colleges – Effective Practices for Faculty, Staff and Administrators, […]

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Curricular Redesign and Gatekeeper Completion: A Multi-College Evaluation of the California Acceleration Project

Just Released: RP Group Evaluation of 16 CAP Colleges

April 28, 2014, Sacramento CA – The Research and Planning Group released its evaluation of accelerated English and math pathways of 16 colleges today, finding “large and robust” increases in student completion of college-level requirements in English and math, with gains across all student demographic and socioeconomic groups and placement levels. The 16 colleges included […]

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New Pilot Community of Practice in CTE/ABE Open for Applications

The California Department of Education (CDE) and the California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO) have announced a new Community of Practice training on Integrated and Contextualized Workforce Skills in the ABE/ASE Classroom.  Participant Commitment and Online Activities – mid-March through the end of April 2014 Participants must access pre-session assignments online and engage in other […]

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LINKS 8: What Do Students Need to Know? Creating Space for Courageous Conversations about Disciplinary Knowledge

3CSN’s major Communities of Practice (CoP)—the California Acceleration Project, Habits of Mind, and theReading Apprenticeship Project—were developed based on the needs and concerns of California community college practitioners working in regional and leadership networks.   Faculty, staff, and administrators from every California community college have engaged in our CoPs as they have worked to redesign developmental sequences […]

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New 3CSN CTE Community of Practice unveiled at CCCAOE Presentation

The presentation, given by 3CSN Executive Director, Deborah Harrington and 3CSN Central Valley Regional Coordinator, Erik Armstrong,  began with an overview on 3CSN’s mission to provide professional learning and the use of learning networks to assist community college professionals in transforming their environments and identities to increase and enhance student success. This was followed with […]

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Changing Equations

Changing Pathways: How Community Colleges are Rethinking College Readiness in Math

A must-read for community college professionals committed to student success and equity, this policy brief highlights the growing national movement to prioritize statistics and quantitative reasoning and rethink the traditional one-size-fits-all, algebra-based approach to math remediation. Burdman presents the rationale behind innovative new approaches, and she connects several efforts underway nationally, including 3CSN’s California Acceleration Project, […]

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How to Flip without Flopping

The Beginnings   Created by Knewton and Column Five Media Articles & Resources Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom Flipped Learning Network – Ning community of flippers Khan Academy Academic Earth TeacherTube YouTube Education 6 Expert Tips for Flipping the Classroom Edcanvas Sophia’s Flipped Classroom Certification 8 Great Videos About the Flipped Classroom TedEd

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San Diego Area Writing Project

                                         Writing for College & Career Readiness Fostering Partnerships Among High School, College and University Instructors (9-16) Sponsored by California Community College Success Network in collaboration with San Diego Area Writing Project • UC San Diego FACILITATED BY SDAWP TEACHER CONSULTANTS: Holly Bauer, Jan Jarrell, Mark Manasse, Nadia Mandilawi, Divona Roy, and Monique Lamphiere-Tamayoshi Addressing […]

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Math Pathways: Designing for Success featuring Julie Phelps

The second Math Pathways symposium, held at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, welcomed Julie Phelps, of Valencia Community College in Florida to a day of math curricular and institutional redesign from local colleges like Pierce, Pasadena City College, College of the Canyons.  Over one hundred people signed up for the sold out event to both […]

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Math Pathways: Designing for Success featuring Uri Treisman

The first of two conferences focused on math instruction and completion in community colleges got underway with a bang in Foster City.  Uri Treisman, professor of mathematics and of public affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, laid a foundation of inquiry about developmental education, the struggle of math faculty to raise success rates from […]

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