To kick off the spring semester, nearly 40 CSU Monterey Bay and Ohlone College faculty members came together to explore discipline-specific literacies through an Introductory Reading Apprenticeship workshop at CSU Monterey Bay on January 17, 2017. These faculty members teach in diverse disciplines and learning contexts, including Cinematic Arts and Documentary Film Production, English, First […]
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Sierra College hosted an Introductory Reading Apprenticeship Workshop for ESL. ESL educators convened to learn how the RA Framework and Routines can be used to apprentice English Language Learners, and they engaged in rich discussion of teaching and learning to help our students find greater success. Also, special thanks to Susan Gaer and Tiffany Ingle […]
To kick off the academic year, Gavilan and 3CSN co-sponsored an Introductory Reading Apprenticeship Workshop on Friday, 9/9/16. Participants (students, faculty, tutors, and Supplemental Instruction leaders) came from Hartnell College, Gavilan College, CSU Monterey Bay, Evergreen College, Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey, Foothill College, Cabrillo College and Gonzales Adult School. The day […]
Nearly 200 educators from Washington and California, representing over 60 colleges, the CSU Chancellor’s Office, and the California Community College Chancellor’s Office attended last week’s 1st Annual Statewide Reading Apprenticeship Conference co-sponsored by 3CSN, WestEd, and College of San Mateo. On Friday, participants attended with full-day workshops focused on integrating Reading Apprenticeship in various contexts, […]
3CSN sponsored two Reading Apprenticeship events in Northern California in February. On February 19, STEM faculty and Instructional Assistants from nearly 10 Northern California community colleges gathered at College of San Mateo for a Reading Apprenticeship in STEM workshop. The co-facilitators, representing Biology, Math, and Chemistry, are part of the Reading Apprenticeship Community College STEM […]
What if the first two years of college were problem based, integrative introductions to disciplinary habits of mind? What if they explicitly taught students how to problem solve from distinct disciplinary perspectives and made visible the need for multi-disciplinary approaches to complex “wicked problems”? What if educators from across disciplines and institutions developed these programs […]
Teams of educators working on Basic Skills, SSSP and Equity came together at the SoCal BSI Coordinator Event on May 1st at LA Harbor to discuss integrated planning and exciting new developments in placement reform. They learned not only about the new Basic Skills reporting requirements but also about the Common Assessment Initiative and emerging […]
A “not invented here” bias on the part of faculty is often cited as a factor in inhibiting the spread and adaptation of innovations in teaching and learning practice. The “bias” part alludes to a prejudgment that what we create locally will be better-suited to our teaching needs and learning contexts than an adaptation of […]
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, […]
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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