Blogs: Notes from the Field

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Adventures in Corequisite STEM Calculus: Warm-Up Routines that Build Curiosity, Confidence, Conceptual Connections, and Community

Blog post #2 in the Adventures in Corequisite STEM Calculus. Professor Kelly Spoon discusses Warm-up routines that generate curiosity, deep thinking, and engagement, setting the stage for a productive lesson. This blog series illuminates the critical course design decisions and instructional strategies pivotal in supporting students with varying levels of math preparation to succeed in STEM calculus.

Newsletter, Reports and Webinars

Webinar: Learning from Our Students’ Experiences to Create Classrooms that Promote Equity

This webinar is a conversation about the Ascend professional development model and new research into its use in California community colleges as a strategy for creating classroom cultures that promote equity. Within the context of an Ascend community of practice, faculty learn evidence-based practices and test the impact of those practices by iteratively collecting disaggregated survey data from students about their classroom experiences.