Archive for the ‘2016’

  • Partnership Initiative Conference and Regional Events Announced

    The 2015 Fall Regional events are in full swing, providing the opportunity for GEAR UP schools to continue to learn from each other and problem solve together about common concerns and issues.  See the Fall […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • How Does California Helps Low Income Students Succeed in College?

    When it comes to recruiting and retaining an economically diverse student population, many colleges and universities in the US continue to fall short. But some schools appear to be doing better than others. Many of […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • National GEAR UP Week 2015

    We’re thrilled with the outcome of your efforts to showcase the people, strategies, and impact of GEAR UP on diverse communities in nearly every corner of the country. We’ve certainly had a blast seeing the joyful faces […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • GEAR UP 4 LA and Bard College: Writing the City

    One of the amazing GEAR UP Partnership Projects in Los Angeles, GEAR UP 4 LA, sponsored a one week, field based writing workshop in partnership with Bard College Master of Arts in Teaching, with the goal to create better writers […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • College Board SpringBoard

    SpringBoard is the College Board’s print and online program for all students in grades 6-12. It provides a customizable pathway integrating rigorous instruction, performance-based assessment, and exemplary professional learning. Currently seven California GEAR UP Schools are implementing […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • Becoming a Transformational Leader

    Though community-building takes time, its impact is long-lasting. In order to implement change in a school environment, creating a common vision is paramount. The biggest challenge for school leadership is handling different kinds of people, […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • 7 Myths of Cage Busting Leadership

    A cage-busting leader focuses on identifying opportunities to promote great teaching and learning, works with her team to devise smart solutions, and then uses every inch of her authority to assign teachers, employ Title I […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • Webinar – Understanding the New FSA ID

    The U.S. Department of Education (ED) replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN with the new FSA ID.  An FSA ID is a username and password that you must use to log in to certain ED […]

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm
  • Math Education Professor Dor Abrahamson: Making Math Meaningful (Video)

    What is your level of math competence? Are your lessons to intangible? Check out this professor as he works through using using manipulables to teach math and the significance of embodied learning. Read more.

    by in 2016 on February 8th, 2016 at 08:02 pm