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April 17, 2020

UC Berkeley hosted three leading Berkeley psychologists who discussed effective approaches and strategies for dealing with the anxiety, stress and uncertainty that are inherent parts of the COVID-19 crisis, for children and adults alike.

The original broadcast was live on Friday, April 17, Noon-12:30p Pacific

April 14, 2020

K-12 science teachers worldwide who find themselves suddenly giving lessons online are turning to the Web-Based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE), a free, open-source, standards-based inquiry science curricula that also provides peer-to-peer support and professional development.

April 12, 2020

The rush to push in-class learning into an online experience may be leaving out one crucial piece to helping students succeed – incentivising participation.

Many colleges and universities are facing the policy question of whether to make attendance of synchronous online sessions optional.

March 18, 2020

The university has announced steps designed to help limit coronavirus (COVID-19) risk on campus. The changes will remain in place through the end of the semester.

Updates from campus leaders offer details, which include temporarily suspending in-person instruction; and a cancellation of all on-campus events.

The campus has also set up an informational website.

February 6, 2020

November 24, 2019

With growing research showing that performance on the SAT and ACT are impacted by ethnicity and socio-economics, Chancellor Carol T. Christ and other UC leaders say they are ready to end the use of such standardized tests in the college admissions process.

November 11, 2019

Imagine a school with a speedy elevator, another with a smooth-riding escalator, and another with broken stairwell.  At each school, students are all tasked with reaching the top floor.

November 4, 2019

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) is partnering with the Kapor Center and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) to establish the California Computer Science Project (CCSP), aimed at increasing the number of girls, low-income students and students of color in Computer Science courses including AP Computer Science in public schools.