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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

NGSS High School Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | July 9 – 10, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | TBD Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Be part of this exciting opportunity bringing California high school teachers of Chemistry in the Earth System together for the purpose of building expertise, working with course development tools, and sharing exemplary instructional materials.

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online or or by emailing Lynn Barakos at lbarakos@berkeley.edu by June 1.

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

Leading Change: BPM 207

Workshop | July 9 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Kathy Mendonca; Craig Mielcarski

 Human Resources

The content provides the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully lead a team through a change initiative.

July Open Berkeley Site Builder Training

Workshop | July 9 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 104A Banway Building

 2111 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Information Services and Technology (IST)

Open Berkeley Site Builder Training sessions cover the fundamentals of the Open Berkeley turnkey website solution.

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

FULL: Intoxicating Plants Tour

Tour/Open House | July 9 | 1-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a leisurely stroll through the Garden to learn about the plants people have used to heal pain, cause pain, bring about pleasure, celebrate the sacred, and symbolize faith. Cultures from around the world will be represented.

Free with Garden admission, no pre-registration required.

Free with Garden Admission

 This walk is FULL. Please consider our 8/13 walk.

Exiled: America’s Deported Veterans: Documentaries at Doe

Film - Documentary | July 9 | 3-4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Library

Two US military veterans, who were willing to die for their adopted country are deported to Mexico where they cannot get the treatment they need for PTSD. This short film tells the story of their fight to return to the US and their fight to raise awareness about the deported veteran issue.

Exiled: America’s Deported Veterans

Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Handmade Moments + Indianna Hale

Performing Arts - Music | July 9 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Handmade Moments; Indianna Hale

 Botanical Garden

Ornate instrumentation details the bedrock of Handmade Moments’ simple yet sophisticated songcraft, and endearing, intoxicating personality. Indianna Hale is a singer songwriter/multi-instrumentalist based in San Francisco, making vocal driven, melodic psychedelic folk rock music with her band.

General $26 / UCBG Members $24 / Youth (5 - 17) $12

  Buy tickets online

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Whose University?: The 50th Anniversary of the UC Berkeley Third World Liberation Front Strike

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – August 31, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library, Ethnic Studies, Department of, Ethnic Studies Library, TWLF 50th Planning Committee, Media Resources Center

In 1969, one of the longest student-led strikes in UC Berkeley history gave birth to a movement that has lasted for five decades. The strike was organized by the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), a coalition of African American, Asian American, Chicanx, and Native American student organizations. Inspired by liberation movements at home and abroad and the 1968 San Francisco State College TWLF...   More >

 This location is wheelchair accessible.