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Applications for Cultivating a Growth Mindset are Available Now

We are excited to announce a new professional learning opportunity for community college faculty focused on Cultivating a Growth Mindset.  This initial professional learning series will take place during Fall 2014 and is open to Southern California Community Colleges only (Training in Fall 2015 will be held in Northern California and will be reserved for Northern […]

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Contextualized ABEASE Application

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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Strengthening Student Success Conference 2013 – 3CSN

Some of the presentations given by 3CSN

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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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Introducing The Threshold Project at LINKS 8

3CSN’s major Communities of Practice (CoP)—the California Acceleration Project, Habits of Mind, and the Reading 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 […]

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Student Success Lives Here Spotlight: Los Medanos College

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A linguist and a librarian go up the mountain and meet a bunch of honey badgers.  They come back down as new-age dragon slayers determined to change peoples’ lives through a non-movement movement. What do you mean, you don’t get it? We are talking about BSILI, of course.  […]

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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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BSILI 2012 – 17 Colleges and 44 Connected Faculty, Administration and Staff

t all began on a Sunday afternoon, with over 40 faculty, administrators and staff converging on the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center for a taste of 3CSN’s best − BSILI 2012 – Leadership for Curricular and Institutional Transformation. For some, it was straight out of the car and into the Iris Lodge where they were […]

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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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