Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Saturday Seminar Series 2018-19: Emerging and Converging on Equity: Students Are Thinkers: Developing a Dynamic Approach to Teaching in our Schools

Seminar: BAWP (Bay Area Writing Project) | January 26 | 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. |  Longfellow Middle School, BUSD

 1500 Derby St., Berkeley, CA 94703

 

MISSION HIGH SCHOOL TEAM

 BAMP, BASP, BAWP

At the center of teaching is understanding the intellectual power of our students. What do we learn from our students? How do we distill what we’ve understood into anti-racist teaching strategies? Hear from a panel of experienced educators and journalists grappling with these questions.

 

  RSVP online or by calling Danelle Carr at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Danelle Carr at danellec@berkeley.edu by January 26.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Experiencing Language, Language Education and Social Justice in Times of Violence and Resistance

Lecture | February 5 | 3-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, B-4 (Classroom side)

 Robert Train, Sonoma State University

 Berkeley Language Center

Attacking education has long been a staple food in the conservative political regimen of the “culture wars” in the US. However, the assault on higher education takes an increasingly troubling and openly violent texture in the Trump era, particularly for immigrants and Latinos. In this talk, I will examine impacts of Trumpian discourse on how we language educators may address structural and...   More >

Friday, February 8, 2019

East Bay World History Reading Group: Empress of the East by Leslie Peirce

Meeting: ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies) | February 8 | 5-7 p.m. |  ORIAS Office

 1995 University Ave Suite 520D, Berkeley, CA 94704

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Teachers in ORIAS World History Reading Groups read one book each month within a global studies theme. Participants meet monthly to eat and spend two hours in collegial conversation. It is a relaxing, intellectually rich atmosphere for both new and experienced teachers.

 This event is for k-14 teachers.

 

  Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu

Saturday, February 23, 2019

A UCBHSSP Un-Conference

Workshop: UCBHSSP (UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project) | February 23 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

UCBHSSP invites Bay Area educators to participate in an "un-conference." This participate-driven event will allow teachers to share and learn from one another with regard to how they are approaching history instruction at this historical moment - What does this moment demand of us as history teachers?

 This event is directed at educators.

Friday, March 1, 2019

The Multiliteracies Framework and Interpretive Communication: Curricular and Instructional Perspectives

Lecture | March 1 | 3-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, B-4 (Classroom side)

 Kate Paesani, Director, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition

 Berkeley Language Center

Over the past two decades, postsecondary foreign language programs have experienced a shift away from an emphasis on oral communication toward more text-based curricula and the development of students’ multiple literacies. This “literacy turn” prioritizes overlapping language modalities, interpretation and creation of multimodal texts of various genres, and linguistic, cognitive, and...   More >

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Life History and Learning: When (and Why) Children Are Better Learners than Both Adults and A.I.: Faculty Research Lecture by Alison Gopnik

Lecture | March 19 | 4-5 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Alison Gopnik, Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy

 Academic Senate

Alison Gopnik received her B.A. from McGill University and her Ph.D. from Oxford University. She is an internationally recognized leader in the study of cognitive science and of children’s learning and development and was one of the founders of the field of “theory of mind,” an originator of the “theory theory” of children’s development, and, more recently, introduced the idea that probabilistic...   More >

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Saturday Seminar Series 2018-19: Emerging and Converging on Equity: Ruth Cossey

Seminar: BAWP (Bay Area Writing Project) | March 23 | 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. |  Longfellow Middle School, BUSD

 1500 Derby St., Berkeley, CA 94703

 

Ruth Cossey

 BAMP, BASP, BAWP

Ruth Cossey teaches pre-service mathematics methods, Equity Leadership, and master degree research courses in the Mills College School of Education in Oakland, CA, where she has taught over 20 years. Her most recent research focuses on the establishment of the Oakland Urban Teacher Residency.

 

  RSVP online or by calling Danelle Carr at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Danelle Carr at danellec@berkeley.edu by March 23.