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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
To meet each student’s needs, teachers know how important it is to personalize learning. These tailored strategies give students voice and choice in their learning, increasing engagement and generating better outcomes. But what do these tailored strategies look like in the classroom? To personalize learning effectively, teachers need to experience it for themselves.
On July 27, the fourth annual BetterTogether: California Teachers Summit will bring new and seasoned teachers together at 30+ locations across the state to strengthen our teacher network, share resources and experience what it looks like to personalize learning for ourselves. The Summit will feature TED-style EdTalks presented by teacher leaders and a choice of discussions in an Edcamp format led by teachers, for teachers. This format encourages peer-to-peer dialogue and empowers teachers to lean into their own learning. Continue reading
As a leader in higher education, the 23-campus California State University is committed to ensuring academic opportunities are available to all the state's students, regardless of citizenship status.
If you are an undocumented student, there are many resources available to you - from grants, loans and scholarships to legal and campus support services. Resources for undocumented students