IT-E3 Program at UC San Diego

submitted by: alexmatthews
IT-E3 (Information Technology - Engineering and Environmental Education Tools) is a program implemented at the University of California San Diego , now in its second year, aimed at helping bring information technology into middle school classrooms, specifically targeted at gathering environmental data. The goal is to get students interested in so called STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.) The program does this by providing new and innovative technology tools to...

Talk by Jim Nelson

submitted by: dougramsey

Jim Nelson talks about what needs to be done to help the learning gaps in children of different backgrounds be bridged and points out that one of the causes of the problem is the competency of the teaching staff in terms of education and pedagogic skills.

Talk by Eric Jensen

submitted by: dougramsey

Eric Jensen talks about the importance of scientist-educator conventions and of studies regarding the correlation of socialization to learning.