STEM teachers in training celebrates Pi Day with Gage Middle School

Pi Day Olympics was educational and fun.

The California STEM Institute for Innovation & Improvement (CSI3), an institute within the Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE) at California State University, Dominguez Hills, celebrated the "Ultimate Pi Day" at Gage Middle School in Huntington Park this past Saturday by hosting … [Read more...]

Carnegie Fellowship Supports College of Education Professor’s Work in Africa

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Irene Osisioma, associate professor of teacher education at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has been awarded a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship. Funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and managed by the nonprofit Institute of International Education, the Carnegie … [Read more...]

STEM in Education Conference Highlights the Future

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Nearly 350 attendees spent their Saturday on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) for the second annual STEM in Education conference on June 7, 2014. Students, faculty, K-12 math and science teachers, educational organizations, and professionals in the fields of … [Read more...]

Special Education Symposium Focuses on the Topic of Bullying

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By:Wyahee Tucrkile Students in Special Education Post Induction (SPE 571) organized a Special Education Symposium on March 6 in the California State University, Dominguez Hills Loker Student Union Ballrooms. The symposium and panel discussion focused on the film “Bully” by Lee Hirsch and Cynthia … [Read more...]

STEM Education Students Teach Science of Golf

Transition to Teaching teacher candidate Amanda Lo Bello ('13, B.S., math education) leads an activity at the Chevron STEM ZONE.

Part of the struggle to interest more young people in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)—and equally a challenge for their K-12 teachers—is how to make these subjects more engaging. From Feb. 13 to 16, 23 California State University, Dominguez Hills students with aspirations of … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded $800,000 NSF Grant to Support Math-Science Teacher Pipeline

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California State University, Dominguez Hills has been awarded a third Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue its efforts to elevate the caliber of math and science teachers in local middle and high schools. This new $800,000 grant … [Read more...]

CSUDH Hosts Hundreds for Common Core Education Standards Training

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Nearly 1,400 educators from Los Angeles Unified School District and Los Angeles public charter schools went back to the classroom at California State University, Dominguez Hills, this time as pupils, as it were, of the Launch LA: Common Core conference, where they had the opportunity to prepare for … [Read more...]

Making the Grade: Teacher Candidates Learn With Their Students in Summer Lab School

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“It’s alive!” a child’s voice could be heard over the chatting and laughing of students excited with the soggy, messy task of turning old notebook pages and newspapers into usable paper. Over the din, Sasha Magidi (’13, B.A. liberal studies: math) kept them focused. “Double-timing with the … [Read more...]

Transition to Teaching: New Grant Will Prepare STEM Teachers in Rural Communities

A new federal grant has been awarded to the university's Transition to Teaching program, which places qualified teachers in the schools that they attended.

For the last 12 years, Kamal Hamdan has had a track record of success in acquiring federal funding for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) teacher preparation programs at California State University, Dominguez Hills that not only prepare individuals with STEM backgrounds to earn their … [Read more...]

Contemporary Concerns and Technology Examined at Student Research Day

Student Research Day highlighted the work of students like Harneet Grewal, who delivered his findings on “Photoproduction of the Cascade Hyperons at Jefferson Laboratory.”

By Ryan Traylor and Joanie Harmon The 6th Annual Student Research Day (SRD) at California State University, Dominguez Hills showcased the work of undergraduate and graduate students. On Feb. 24, more than 100 students shared their oral and poster presentations on a range of topics that … [Read more...]