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The CSUSM Liberal Studies Elementary Subject Matter Option B.A. is now a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Approved Elementary Subject Matter Waiver Program.
Students who finish all degree requirements for the CSUSM LBST B.A., earn a cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher, and graduate may utilize their coursework to meet the Elementary Subject Matter Competency requirement for Multiple Subject or Concurrent Multiple Subject/Education Specialist Credential Programs instead of taking the Multiple Subject California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSETs) I-III. Note: Non-CSUSM students are not eligible to apply for this waiver. Continue reading: CSET I-III Waiver Information
By Brian Hiro
By David Ogul
Sinem Siyahhan is shedding new light on the old adage “a family that plays together, stays together.”
Taking a decade of research into the learning and bonding that occur when families play video games together, the assistant professor of educational technology and learning sciences in the School of Education at Cal State San Marcos teamed with fellow researcher Elisabeth Gee in compiling a new book, “Families at Play: Connecting and Learning Through Video Games” (MIT Press, 2018) that underscores how gaming favorites from Halo to Minecraft can be tools for connection rather than barriers isolating different generations. Continue reading: Video Games
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