César Chávez, Ph.D.: Making Sense out of STEM

REMEMBERING CESAR'S BIRTH DATE, MARCH 31, 2016 Excerpt from Theorizing César Chávez, a science-friction book-in-progress By Sonny Boy Arias Preface Most of the time, book titles aren’t very telling. For instance, when you first read the title of this book, Theorizing César Chávez, you might think this is yet...

San Diego school districts open doors for arts education exchange

SCPR LInk School districts in San Diego are making arts education a priority – hiring significant numbers of arts teachers and increasing funding. This week, educators from Los Angeles, the rest of California and as far away as Boston will visit to see what ideas they...

Google Chrome Music Lab

Music is for everyone. So this year for Music In Our Schools month, Google has made learning music a bit more accessible to everyone by using technology that’s open to everyone: the web. Chrome Music Lab is a collection of experiments that let anyone, at...

Time to embrace arts education as a priority

SD Union Tribune By Francisco Escobedo & Cindy Marten | 5:15 p.m. March 9, 2016 FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2011 file photo, conductor Gustavo Dudamel rehearses the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles at YOLA EXPO Center Chamber Orchestra in Choral Hall at Walt Disney...

Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab Presents: World of Work

Join a group of middle schools students as they try and figure out what kind of jobs will best suit them. Qualcomm has developed tools to help students identify their strengths, interests and values so they can start thinking about their future in the world...

UC San Diego’s CREATE: Hands on Lab

UC San Diego's CREATE: Hands on Lab - Expanding knowledge Expanding Knowledge Through Active Inquiry, Collaborative Learning In a Hands On Lab session, students used their bodies to represent lipid molecules and arranged themselves to illustrate the structure of a micelle.By Nan Renner, Ph.D., CREATE;...

Women in Biotech: Tina Nova

Tina Nova, President and CEO of Molecular Stethoscope, Inc, wows an auditorium full of high school girls with stories of leaving her small town as a teenager for a life in science, entrepreneurship, and betting big on the future. Spoiler Alert: She succeeded! Nova was...