Executive Director Annamarie Francois welcomes the Fall Semester and gives an update on the upcoming weeks’ activities with the department projects and initiatives.
The Executive Director of UCLA Center X, Annamarie Francois, gives a brief summary of the wonderful summer activities, initiatives and new projects that our teams have been undertaking all summer.
A group of Tongva educators gathered with two dozen elementary school teachers from across Los Angeles, as part of a UCLA History-Geography Project led program to increase the educators’ understanding of the Tongva community and history, with the goal of developing curriculum for third-grade teachers.
The Launch Academy is a six-week summer program focusing on rigorous, yet engaging classes in math and science for children ages 4 to 14. UCLA Mathematics Project and UCLA Science Project are leading and collaborating with the Bethany Baptist Church to hold the academy for the second year.
Center X’s UCLA Mathematics Project and UCLA Science Project are partnering with Bethany Baptist Church for a 6 week summer program named Launch Academy. Participants in the program – ranging in age from 4 to 14 – engage in three weeks of math and three weeks of science instruction.
UCLA’s Writing Project celebrates the 25th year of its signature event, “With Different Eyes: A Conference for Teachers of English Learners Across the Disciplines,” on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 in…
Center X’s Parent Curriculum Project helps parents learn how to make the most of math homework Joanie Harmon The cafeteria at John Adams Elementary School in Torrance was packed, an…
For 15 years the AP Readiness program has held workshops for thousands of Los Angeles high school students. AP Readiness Program is held monthly from September to April, in eight four-hour sessions, leading up to the AP exams in May. The program provides instruction and support in AP subjects. An average of 1,500 to 3,900 students and 125 to 230 educators from 73 Los Angeles-area schools participate in the workshops.
The quality of teacher training will be crucial to the success of the new Common Core State Standards in math, educators say, and the pressure is on districts to give elementary school teachers the skills they’ll need to provide students with a firm foundation in early arithmetic.