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Monday, July 29, 2019

STE Professor Leads Free Coding Workshop for Local Teachers

Participant at Coding for Teachers workshop shows off her evo robot.

Nearly two dozen San Diego-area educators took time out of their summer vacations to attend a free Coding For Teachers workshop led by Dr. Donna Ross, associate professor in the School of Teacher Education (STE). The weeklong professional development opportunity — which was inspired and funded by alumnus Michael Pack '70 — taught teachers the basics of coding so they could pass those skills on to young people in their classrooms.

 Read the full story at SDSU NewsCenter.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Swiss Students Visit SDSU to Explore Dual-Language Education

Swiss students visit a San Diego area school.

In July, faculty from SDSU’s Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education (DLE) hosted a group of students on an exchange from Lausanne, Switzerland. The Swiss cohort was here to learn how language education is taught in the U.S.-Mexico border region. Their weeklong experience included seminars and presentations with COE faculty and students, visits to area schools and even an excursion across the border into Tijuana. SDSU students will travel to Switzerland as part of the exchange in early 2020.

Read the full story at SDSU NewsCenter.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Three New 4-Year ITEP Pathways Approved

The EBA building.
Three new integrated programs have been approved by the California State University that will allow San Diego State University students to earn a bachelor's degree and teacher's credential simultaneously in just four years. Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP) pathways in multiple subjects, mathematics and chemistry will be available starting in fall 2020.

Read the full story at SDSU NewsCenter.

Learn more about ITEP at teach.sdsu.edu.