Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Little Folkies + North Country Blue

Performing Arts - Music | July 31 | 5:15-7 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Little Folkies + North Country Blue

 $15 Adult, $12 UCBG Member Adult, $7 Youth 3-17yrs, Free Under 3

  Buy tickets online or or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Keys to the Communicative World Language Classroom - Strand C:: Designing Thematic Units: 2018 theme = "Caribbean Quest !"

Course: Berkeley World Language Project | September 22 | 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, Berkeley Language Center

Embed real world authentic resources: video, text, and multi-media in thematic units.
Incorporate diverse tech tools and proficiency-based assessments to engage all students.
Network with colleagues.

 $350 Registration for 6-Saturday Workshop series

  Registration opens March 15. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 (X 19), or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 7.

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

Course: Berkeley World Language Project | September 22 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Nancy Salsig, Co-director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project, Berkeley Language Center

Enhance the classroom use of the target language while collaborating with your World Language colleagues to create daily lessons that engage all students.

 $350 Registration for 6-Saturday Workshop series

  Registration opens March 15. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 (X 19), or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 7.

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

Course: Berkeley World Language Project | September 22 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Carol Sparks, Team Leader, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project, Berkeley Language Center

Collaborate with your World Language colleagues to design lessons that include reading, writing and assessment activities that engage all students.

 $350 Registration for 6-Saturday Workshop series

  Registration opens March 15. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 (X 19), or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 7.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

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

Seminar: Lawrence Hall of Science: BAWP (Bay Area Writing Project) | September 29 | 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. |  Longfellow Middle School, BUSD

 1500 Derby St., Berkeley, CA 94703

 Darrick Smith, ED.D, Educational Leadership at USF

 BAMP, BASP, BAWP

Dr. Darrick Smith is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of San Francisco and Co-Director of the School of Education’s new Transformative School Leadership (TSL) program. His research interests include culturally responsive discipline practices; critical pedagogy; social justice leadership, and equity issues in higher education.

 

  RSVP online or by calling Vanessa Castaneda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castaneda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by September 28.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Ten Minutes to Improving Science Achievement (FOSS, NSTA)

Workshop | October 11 | 8 a.m.-9 p.m. |  Reno-Sparks Convention Center

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The word “assessment” can strike fear into the hearts of teachers and students. Join FOSS developers to learn how assessment can be transformed into an integrated teaching tool that both teachers and students grades 3–8 embrace to create a classroom culture that motivates effort and growth mindset to improve learning. (Gr 3¬8)

 

  Register online

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Natural Perfume Workshop with Jessica Hannah

Workshop | October 16 | 6-8 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for this two hour beginners natural perfume workshop. You'll learn about the history and art of natural perfumes. You will create a formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Haitian vetiver, Bulgarian rose, and more.

Beginner Natural Perfume Workshop Includes:
15 natural essential oils and absolutes to sample
Your formula blended into a .25 oz...   More >

 $85 / $75 UCBG Members

  Register online

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Ten Minutes to Improving Science Achievement (FOSS, NSTA)

Workshop | November 15 | 8 a.m.-9 p.m. |  Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The word “assessment” can strike fear into the hearts of teachers and students. Join FOSS developers to learn how assessment can be transformed into an integrated teaching tool that both teachers and students grades 3–8 embrace to create a classroom culture that motivates effort and growth mindset to improve learning. (Gr 3¬8)

 

  Register online

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Saturday Seminar Series 2018-19: Emerging and Converging on Equity: Mission High

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

 BAMP, BASP, BAWP

Pirette McKamey has been an educator since 1989 and is now an Assistant Principal at Mission High. An educator for 30 years, Robert Roth teaches both History and Ethnic Studies at Mission High. Kristina Rizga is the author of Mission High: One School, how experts tried to fail it, and the students and teachers who made it triumph.

 

  RSVP online or by calling Vanessa Castaneda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castaneda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by January 26.

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 Vanessa Castaneda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castaneda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by March 23.