A revolution is underway in science classrooms. The demands of the new workplace and the ready access to information afforded by new technologies have radically changed the way we define a scientifically literate society.
More than ever teachers need professional development that provides them with the resources they need and empowers them to take the action required to build classrooms where the next generation of scientifically literate students will flourish.
Over a dozen faculty from UC San Francisco's Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistry will present on topics including the epidemiology, diagnosis, nutritional strategies for self-management, the role of insulin in managing diabetes, effects of diabetes on oral/dental health, and current research in the field.
Designing Cities is a ten-week
course starting in October 2013. Every
week will focus on a different aspect of Designing Cities including: How
Today’s City Evolved; The Ideas That Shape Cities; Tools for Designing Cities;
Making Cities Sustainable; Cities in the Information Age; Preserving Older
Cities; Designing New Cities, Districts and Neighborhoods; The Challenges of
Informal Cities and Disadvantaged Neighborhoods; and Visionary Cities. Materials will be presented by the