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Apply to the Habits of Mind Leadership Community of Practice!

3CSN’s Habits of Mind (HoM) Project provides professional learning opportunities and resources for building students’ academic and career dispositions and attitudes. Momentum around the HoM Project has exploded since its inception spring 2012. Beginning with 60 educators showing interest in the Habits at LINKS V, there are now more than 600 educators, from at least 75 colleges, who have […]

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Threshold Project Convening #1

CCC, CSU and AAC&U Faculty Convene to Consider Threshold Concepts and Equity at Convening #1 Fullerton College, August 28, 2015                 The Threshold Project Convening #1 brought CCC and CSU faculty together along with national representatives from the Association of American Colleges & Universities Faculty Collaborative Project to […]

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Course Planning with Reading Apprenticeship Workshop at Skyline College

3CSN and Skyline college co-hosted an afternoon workshop last Friday focused on integrating the Reading Apprenticeship (RA) framework into course and lesson planning.  The workshop included time to network with colleagues from six different colleges representing ESL, English, History, Math, Industrial Design, Paralegal Studies, Biology, Learning Assistance, and more.  Some of the participants had previously […]

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Reading Apprenticeship and Course Planning at American River College

As interest in Reading Apprenticeship grows among California Community College faculty, staff, and administrators, there has been an ongoing request for additional workshops that focus on integrating specific routines into lesson and course planning. Responding to this need, the Reading Apprenticeship Project team leaders created a 1/2 day workshop “Course Planning with Reading Apprenticeship” and […]

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Habits of Mind Convocation at Fullerton College

On Friday, August 22nd, the Habits of Mind work group of the Student Success Committee launched its campus-wide initiative with an exciting opening day event. A variety of campus constituents–managers, classified staff, faculty, and students– told stories about how they became engaged with Habits of Mind.  We provided some background, and gave everyone in the room […]

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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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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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Nika and Crystal Presenting on Empathy

The Empathy Gap

Crystal Kiekel and Nika Hogan gave a thought provoking presentation at lunch on day one of the 2013 Strengthening Student Success Conference in San Francisco.  They got our minds off our lunch by presenting the  notion that our society is experiencing what Daniel Goleman describes in his recent New York Times post, Rich People Care […]

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Speed Dating at LINKS 6

College of the Canyons Hosts Last LINKS 6 Event

Due to the sellout LINKS event at Irvine Valley College, 3CSN decided to offer another LINKS event for the LA/OC colleges.  Despite it being the Friday before Final Exams, a very receptive and engaging group of faculty came together at College of the Canyons to explore more about how to create a Powerful Classroom. Speed […]

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