Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

People Made These Things: Connecting with the Makers of Our World

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 12 – December 17, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Kroeber Hall

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Why do we sometimes know a lot about who made things, and why do we sometimes not? Why does it sometimes matter to us, and why might it sometimes not? These are the questions that will be raised in the exhibit that will inaugurate the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology’s renovated Kroeber Hall Gallery. The Museum will display objects from the collection that urge visitors to think...   More >

 Free UC Berkeley Students, Faculty, Staff, Hearst Museum Members, and Youth under 18, $6 General Admisison, $3 Non-UC Berkeley Students and seniors over 65

Teachers at the Center: The Story of the National Writing Project

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 17 – September 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, second floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library

 Bancroft Library

The National Writing Project is a professional development
network for teachers of writing at all levels, from early
childhood to university. Drawing from the newly available
National Writing Project records and other Bancroft Library
collections, this exhibition explores the history of the
organization from its origins within the Graduate School of
Education at UC Berkeley to its present...   More >

Monday, June 26, 2017

The View from the Sea: Oceans in World History: Summer Institute for k-12 teachers

Workshop: ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies) | June 26 – 28, 2017 every day | 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), 5th Floor, Institute for East Asian Studies conference room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

World History courses often begin with a survey of river-basin societies, exploring the connection between agricultural surplus, irrigation projects, and centralizing power. Oceans and seas are conceived of as places in between - natural regional boundaries traversed only by merchants and military forces.

But what are the contours of a different World History – one with a view from the...   More >

 This program is open to in-service teachers and pre-service teachers.

 Free

  Registration opens January 3. Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 10.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

FOSS Next Generation New User Institute (K–5)

Workshop: Lawrence Hall of Science | June 27 – 28, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff, Full Option Science System

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to experience the Next Generation of Active Learning by attending one of the FOSS K-5 Next Generation Summer Institute for New Users sessions.

 $175 The cost to attend is $175 for each session. Sessions 1 and 2 are identical, so please register for only one of the two sessions. Registration is limited to 30 participants.

  Register online or by calling Gricelda Mendez-Zarco at 510-643-5423, or by emailing Gricelda Mendez-Zarco at gricelda.mendez@berkeley.edu by May 12.

The View from the Sea: Oceans in World History: Summer Institute for k-12 teachers

Workshop: ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies) | June 26 – 28, 2017 every day | 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), 5th Floor, Institute for East Asian Studies conference room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

World History courses often begin with a survey of river-basin societies, exploring the connection between agricultural surplus, irrigation projects, and centralizing power. Oceans and seas are conceived of as places in between - natural regional boundaries traversed only by merchants and military forces.

But what are the contours of a different World History – one with a view from the...   More >

 This program is open to in-service teachers and pre-service teachers.

 Free

  Registration opens January 3. Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 10.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

FOSS Next Generation New User Institute (K–5)

Workshop: Lawrence Hall of Science | June 27 – 28, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff, Full Option Science System

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to experience the Next Generation of Active Learning by attending one of the FOSS K-5 Next Generation Summer Institute for New Users sessions.

 $175 The cost to attend is $175 for each session. Sessions 1 and 2 are identical, so please register for only one of the two sessions. Registration is limited to 30 participants.

  Register online or by calling Gricelda Mendez-Zarco at 510-643-5423, or by emailing Gricelda Mendez-Zarco at gricelda.mendez@berkeley.edu by May 12.

The View from the Sea: Oceans in World History: Summer Institute for k-12 teachers

Workshop: ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies) | June 26 – 28, 2017 every day | 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), 5th Floor, Institute for East Asian Studies conference room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

World History courses often begin with a survey of river-basin societies, exploring the connection between agricultural surplus, irrigation projects, and centralizing power. Oceans and seas are conceived of as places in between - natural regional boundaries traversed only by merchants and military forces.

But what are the contours of a different World History – one with a view from the...   More >

 This program is open to in-service teachers and pre-service teachers.

 Free

  Registration opens January 3. Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 10.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

FOSS Next Generation New User Institute (K–5)

Workshop: Lawrence Hall of Science | June 29 – 30, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff, Full Option Science System

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to experience the Next Generation of Active Learning by attending one of the FOSS K-5 Next Generation Summer Institute for New Users sessions.

 $175 The cost to attend is $175 for each session. Sessions 1 and 2 are identical, so please register for only one of the two sessions. Registration is limited to 30 participants.

  Register online or by calling Gricelda Mendez-Zarco at 510-643-5423, or by emailing Gricelda Mendez-Zarco at gricelda.mendez@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Friday, June 30, 2017

FOSS Next Generation New User Institute (K–5)

Workshop: Lawrence Hall of Science | June 29 – 30, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff, Full Option Science System

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to experience the Next Generation of Active Learning by attending one of the FOSS K-5 Next Generation Summer Institute for New Users sessions.

 $175 The cost to attend is $175 for each session. Sessions 1 and 2 are identical, so please register for only one of the two sessions. Registration is limited to 30 participants.

  Register online or by calling Gricelda Mendez-Zarco at 510-643-5423, or by emailing Gricelda Mendez-Zarco at gricelda.mendez@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Implementing the H-SS Framework: Exploring Japan and the Medieval World

Workshop: UCBHSSP (UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project) | July 10 – 14, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Asian Art Museum

 200 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102

 UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

UCBHSSP will partner with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to present a summer institute for 7th grade teachers.

Goals:

Evaluate the H-SS Framework and the shifts in planning and instruction it models
Refine units of instruction on Japan, and its interconnectedness to China, Korea, and India, based on the H-SS Framework
Center objects and artwork as evidence in lessons
The one week...   More >

 

  Enroll online or by calling 510-643-0897, or by emailing ucbhssp@berkeley.edu

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Electromagnetic Force (recommended for grades 6-8)

Workshop | July 11 – 12, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

 $175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Implementing the H-SS Framework: Exploring Japan and the Medieval World

Workshop: UCBHSSP (UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project) | July 10 – 14, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Asian Art Museum

 200 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102

 UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

UCBHSSP will partner with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to present a summer institute for 7th grade teachers.

Goals:

Evaluate the H-SS Framework and the shifts in planning and instruction it models
Refine units of instruction on Japan, and its interconnectedness to China, Korea, and India, based on the H-SS Framework
Center objects and artwork as evidence in lessons
The one week...   More >

 

  Enroll online or by calling 510-643-0897, or by emailing ucbhssp@berkeley.edu

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Electromagnetic Force (recommended for grades 6-8)

Workshop | July 11 – 12, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

 $175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Implementing the H-SS Framework: Exploring Japan and the Medieval World

Workshop: UCBHSSP (UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project) | July 10 – 14, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Asian Art Museum

 200 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102

 UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

UCBHSSP will partner with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to present a summer institute for 7th grade teachers.

Goals:

Evaluate the H-SS Framework and the shifts in planning and instruction it models
Refine units of instruction on Japan, and its interconnectedness to China, Korea, and India, based on the H-SS Framework
Center objects and artwork as evidence in lessons
The one week...   More >

 

  Enroll online or by calling 510-643-0897, or by emailing ucbhssp@berkeley.edu

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Gravity and Kinetic Energy (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 13 – 14, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

 $175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Implementing the H-SS Framework: Exploring Japan and the Medieval World

Workshop: UCBHSSP (UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project) | July 10 – 14, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Asian Art Museum

 200 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102

 UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

UCBHSSP will partner with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to present a summer institute for 7th grade teachers.

Goals:

Evaluate the H-SS Framework and the shifts in planning and instruction it models
Refine units of instruction on Japan, and its interconnectedness to China, Korea, and India, based on the H-SS Framework
Center objects and artwork as evidence in lessons
The one week...   More >

 

  Enroll online or by calling 510-643-0897, or by emailing ucbhssp@berkeley.edu

Friday, July 14, 2017

Gravity and Kinetic Energy (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 13 – 14, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

 $175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Implementing the H-SS Framework: Exploring Japan and the Medieval World

Workshop: UCBHSSP (UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project) | July 10 – 14, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Asian Art Museum

 200 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102

 UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

UCBHSSP will partner with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to present a summer institute for 7th grade teachers.

Goals:

Evaluate the H-SS Framework and the shifts in planning and instruction it models
Refine units of instruction on Japan, and its interconnectedness to China, Korea, and India, based on the H-SS Framework
Center objects and artwork as evidence in lessons
The one week...   More >

 

  Enroll online or by calling 510-643-0897, or by emailing ucbhssp@berkeley.edu

Monday, July 17, 2017

Waves (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 17 – 18, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

 $175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Waves (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 17 – 18, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

 $175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Heredity and Adaptation (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 19 – 20, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

 $175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Heredity and Adaptation (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 19 – 20, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

 $175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

FOSS Next Generation and the CA Framework (CA Users)

Workshop: Lawrence Hall of Science | July 25 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join the FOSS developers at the Lawrence Hall of Science to experience how to meet the expectations of the new CA Science Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). We will share strategies and tools to help K-5 educators engage students with phenomena through three-dimensional learning, CA Environmental Principles and Concepts, ELA and ELD standards, and formative assessment...   More >

 $100 One Day, $175 Two Days, $225 Three Days

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Vanessa Castañeda Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Integrating the Curriculum with FOSS Next Generation (CA Users)

Workshop: Lawrence Hall of Science | July 26 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join the FOSS developers at the Lawrence Hall of Science to experience how to meet the expectations of the new CA Science Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). We will share strategies and tools to help K-5 educators engage students with phenomena through three-dimensional learning, CA Environmental Principles and Concepts, ELA and ELD standards, and formative assessment...   More >

 $100 One Day, $175 Two Days, $225 Three Days

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Vanessa Castañeda Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

FOSS Next Generation Assessment (CA Users)

Workshop: Lawrence Hall of Science | July 27 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join the FOSS developers at the Lawrence Hall of Science to experience how to meet the expectations of the new CA Science Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). We will share strategies and tools to help K-5 educators engage students with phenomena through three-dimensional learning, CA Environmental Principles and Concepts, ELA and ELD standards, and formative assessment...   More >

 $100 One Day, $175 Two Days, $225 Three Days

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Vanessa Castañeda Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Keys to the Communicative Classroom Strand B:: Designing Lessons for Reading, Writing and Assessment

Course | September 30 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Nancy Salsig, Co-Director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Carol Sparks, Team Leader, Berkeley World Language Project

 Angela Martinez, Associate Team Member, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project

6 day Professional Development series for World Language Teachers to learn and practice new strategies to engage students in reading and writing. Leave with ideas, materials, and the confidence to use them on Monday morning.

 $350 6-day Saturday course for World Language Teachers

 Registration online required at http://BWLP.Berkeley.edu. Registration opens May 30. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 ext.19, or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 15.

Keys to the Communicative Classroom Strand A:: Designing Lessons for Speaking and Listening

Course | September 30 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Nancy Salsig, Co-Director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Carol Sparks, Team Leader, Berkeley World Language Project

 Angela Martinez, Associate Team Member, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project

6 day Professional Development series for World Language Teachers to learn and practice new strategies to engage students. Leave with ideas, materials, and the confidence to use them on Monday morning.

 $350 6-day Saturday course for World Language Teachers

 Registration online required at http://BWLP.Berkeley.edu. Registration opens May 30. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 ext.19, or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 15.

Keys to the Communicative Classroom Strand C:: Designing Thematic Units: Our theme for 2017-18: “Out of Africa !”

Course | September 30 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Don Doehla, Co-Director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Gloria Payette, Team Leader, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project

5 day Professional Development series for World Language Teachers to:
• Augment your toolbox of Common Core literacy development strategies
• Guide instruction with essential questions and learning targets
• Incorporate authentic resources: video, text, and multi-media of all types
• Improve proficiency-based assessments: rubrics, formative, summative

 $350 6-day Saturday course for World Language Teachers

 Registration online required at http://BWLP.Berkeley.edu. Registration opens May 30. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 ext.19, or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 15.