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The Education department at UC San Diego Extension provides integrated professional development for school communities and educational institutions while incorporating best practices and the latest research in content, pedagogy, andragogy, and administration.

We work closely with the Department of Education Studies at UC San Diego (EDS) in developing a wide array of courses, certificates, and state-approved credentials designed to prepare educators for reflective practice in increasingly diverse classrooms, focusing on issues of equity and excellence. The Education Department also collaborates with other campus entities to provide cutting-edge programming to practitioners locally, nationally and across the globe.

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Advancing the Art of Teaching

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PDI's Math Problem-Solving Skills Flex Course
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This online course is designed for teachers in grades K-2 who want to help their students become critical and logical mathematical thinkers. Visit to learn more.

Education Studies (EDS) at UCSD
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Are you interested in Multiple/Single Subject Credentials or doctoral studies in Education? Please visit and receive immediate answers.

Learn to Teach Adults
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This entirely online program will prepare you to work with groups of adult learners in diverse and challenging environments.
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Professional Development Courses
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Satisfy your Continuing Education requirements with specialized instruction in various curriculum topics.
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Common Core: Social Media & Politics of Education
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Alan J. Daly (UC San Diego), Jonathan Supovitz (Penn, CPRE) and Miguel del Fresno (UNED, Madrid) have just completed a longitudinal study on the Common Core State Standards and the role of Social Media (through a social network lens) in the Politics of Education. Please check out the findings on our new interactive website launching today:
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The Professional Development Institute
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Our new partner, the Professional Development Institute, has been offering quality online courses for K-12 educators for over 16 years. PDI online courses are convenient, practical, and affordable!

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