School of Education researchers Prof. Michal Kurlaender and Dr. Sherrie Reed partnered with the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) to conduct one of the largest surveys in the nation to gauge the impact of the pandemic on our college population and help guide response moving forward.
With so many schools switching to distance learning environments and considering a blended learning approach for the 2020-21 school year, many K-12 district leaders are trying to figure out what works.
As families everywhere embrace remote learning, parents are scrambling for ideas to make lessons engaging for their kids. Since most households don’t have lab equipment, science class can be especially difficult.
As the global coronavirus outbreak has forced schools to close, many teachers have had to adapt to virtual learning. Peggy Harte, a science teacher at Gretchen Higgins Elementary School in Dixon, wanted to make sure students were continuing to learn important science lessons while also getting outside.
Newman, a first-year teacher, graduated from Nevada Union High School in 2015 and received her teaching credential from UC Davis where she is currently enrolled in their Master’s of Education program. In Newman’s class, all of Bitney’s seniors are expected to participate in a Civic Engagement Project where they are to identify a particular problem or issue that is important to them and go about trying to solve it.
With support from the Open Rivers Fund, the UC Davis Dams and Watershed Health team (Heidi Ballard, Ryan Meyer, and Chris Jadallah) traveled to Missoula, Montana in July 2019 to observe and participate in the environmental monitoring associated with the removal of Rattlesnake Creek Dam.