CSUSM NewsCenter (soe)

2017
June
28,
2017
North County San Diego teachers will gather at California State University San Marcos on Friday, July 28 for the third annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking that is open to all California ...
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June
15,
2017
Robert Rivas always asks the boys who attend his Encuentros Leadership Academy what they’re going to do with their college degree. Among the common responses are pursuing a career as a lawyer, doctor or engineer. But one profession has been not...
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May
18,
2017
Irene Diggs took two Stuart Mesa Elementary School students to the nearby Marine Corps Mechanized Museum on Camp Pendleton hoping it would inspire them to write for an anthology project called “Voices of Military Children.” After visiting the muse...
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April
24,
2017
Ana Hernandez knows the value of being bilingual in the teaching profession. At the end of March, she took 16 Cal State San Marcos School of Education students to the California Association for Bilingual Education conference in Anaheim. She has...
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2016
December
20,
2016
Sinem Siyahhan is used to receiving incredulous looks when she refers to the first-person shooter video game “Halo” as family friendly. But Siyahhan, an assistant professor of educational technology and learning sciences in Cal State San Marcos’ S...
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October
04,
2016
Erika Daniels says there are two common responses people outside the teaching community have when somebody says they want to be a middle school teacher: “Why would you want to do that?” or “You’re a saint for doing that.” But forget the stereot...
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September
27,
2016
California State University San Marcos’ School of Education is hosting the 2016 Virginia Hansen Symposium on Saturday, Oct. 8. The symposium provides innovative instruction for elementary school teachers. Registration is free, but limited to 100 p...
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September
16,
2016
Annette Daoud thought a project she is part of at Cal State San Marcos fulfilled all the qualifications requested for an award application from the California Council on Teacher Education. She was right. CSUSM’s Single Subject Credential Progra...
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September
07,
2016
CSUSM offers a plethora of interesting fall courses, from examining the messaging and stereotypes in Disney culture to service learning in chemistry to the power of video games, there's something for everyone. ...
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August
11,
2016
“It was intimidating.” That’s what Elliott Powell remembered feeling the moment he stepped into his classroom on his first day of teaching at San Marcos Middle School just two years ago. And it’s not like he hadn’t been in stressful situations bef...
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July
26,
2016
Laurie Stowell wasn’t thinking about becoming the director of the San Marcos Writing Project when she went to an informational meeting more than a decade ago. But some 15 years later, Stowell remains dedicated to helping K-12 educators throughout ...
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June
27,
2016
Patricia Stall, a California State University San Marcos faculty member since 2003, has been appointed director of CSUSM’s School of Education. Stall is a professor of secondary literacy in the School of Education. She teaches in the Single Subjec...
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2015
June
01,
2015
It’s often said that despite temporary economic conditions, budget cuts or other factors that may impact our nation’s education system, the need for great teachers is timeless and universal. That is true today and it was certainly the case 25 years a...
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