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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • Cal Lutheran water polo's Jordan Card, Adrienne Ingalla earn All-American honors

    Cal Lutheran water polo's Jordan Card, Adrienne Ingalla earn All-American honors
    From the Pacific League to All-Area to All-CIF honors, high school accolades stemming from their exploits in the world of water polo have come in abundance for Jordan Card and Adrienne Ingalla. But both Cal Lutheran water polo players were quick to admit...
  • Some Glendale Unified class sizes set to increase

    Glendale Unified will slightly increase class sizes in first through third grades this coming school year to generate $1.1 million in ongoing savings. The school board approved the change, which will increase the average class sizes from 24 students...
  • Verdugo Views: Remembering Pat Navolanic

    Verdugo Views: Remembering Pat Navolanic
    This column came about when I met Florence Virgallito at an event in Montrose. She asked if I knew about the Pat Navolanic Memorial Award at Glendale High. I’ve lived In Glendale more than 30 years now, but as I told Virgallito, my daughters...
  • New math model expands to more Glendale schools

    A model for teaching math that Glendale Unified began to pilot two years ago will expand to four more schools this year after students showed significant gains on standardized exams. Pioneered by an immigrant teacher who once struggled with math as a...
  • Docents give children an understanding of nature

    Docents give children an understanding of nature
    High atop a hill in La Crescenta, filled with white sage, California sagebrush and wild cucumber, a plot of land serves not only to allow native plants to flourish, but also to educate local children about the nature that surrounds them. Small groups...
  • Students, teachers take part in tug-of-war

    Students, teachers take part in tug-of-war
    The decades-long tradition of students competing in tug-of-war games at Wilson Middle School continued Friday in a rite that helped mark the end of the first quarter of the school year. Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders played the game against...
  • Another round of laptops for teachers

    Another round of laptops for teachers
    The Glendale Unified school district is gearing up to spend about $760,000 on computers for more than 650 educators in the last phase of a major initiative to equip teachers with laptops using funds from the $270-million Measure S bond that voters...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Students, and what comes after

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Students, and what comes after
    One of the wonders of working with young people is finding out what happened to them years later, and hearkening back on the work I did with them. And when you have taught for nearly a quarter of a century, there are plenty of "years later." I...
  • Walk to School Day brings community together

    Walk to School Day brings community together
    Throughout Glendale Wednesday morning, thousands of parents and children walked to school instead of heading to the drop-off line at campus entrances as they observed the annual International Walk to School Day. The event promotes exercise, pedestrian...
  • Law change could mean windfall

    The Glendale Unified School District could recover more than $4 million in funding following the repeal of a state law that dictated how educators must intervene when students show behavioral problems, but did not cover the costs of the mandates. The...
  • Dining Out: Food trucks serve up help

    Dining Out: Food trucks serve up help
    What do you get when you mix five food trucks with a handful of Crescenta Valley High School alumni seasoned liberally with admiration for 100 or so teachers at their old high school? You get a Thursday night hot spot in La Crescenta. Every Thursday...
  • Board downsizes Japanese dual-language program

    [Note: This article was corrected. See details below.] The Japanese dual-language immersion program at Verdugo Woodlands Elementary will be downsized rather than moved to another school, the Glendale Unified school board decided Tuesday. The vote ended...