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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
A collection of news and information related to Teaching and Learning published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Students take a swing at JPL's 'Invention Challenge'

    Students take a swing at JPL's 'Invention Challenge'
    Local students channeled their inner Tiger Woods on Friday at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in a competition to hit a hole-in-one in record time. The annual “Invention Challenge” called on middle and high school students, as well as JPL...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Break was a week lost to education

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Break was a week lost to education
    Now that Glendale students and teachers have experienced the entire week of Thanksgiving off for the first time like their La Cañada brethren, I can officially call such an action a turkey (pun intended). From a selfish standpoint, having a week off of...
  • With grant funds, Glendale Unified examines tobacco prevention

    After securing a grant worth more than $700,000 earlier this year, the Glendale Unified school district has agreed to allot a portion of those funds to pay for animation workshops that will teach students how to make public service announcements that warn...
  • Letter: Smoke-free campus is better overall

    Glendale Community College recently became a 100% smoke-free campus. This rule includes eliminating smoking in indoor and outdoor areas across the entire campus. There are no more special smoking areas for smokers. This change is beneficial both for...
  • Glendale school board approves science lab redesigns

    Fourteen science labs are slated to be upgraded at Crescenta Valley High School as part of an expanded renovation project that recently received additional funding from the Glendale Unified school board. School board members approved last week spending...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The good news is there's something to learn

     The Whiteboard Jungle: The good news is there's something to learn
    I know what many of you expect me to address this week, the recent headline-grabbing story about a teacher at Hoover accused of sexually assaulting a student. After all, I work there and that teacher was a colleague of mine. However, I'd like to dial...
  • Students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

    Students celebrate Red Ribbon Week
    Students throughout the Glendale Unified School District pledged this week to live a drug-free life as part of Red Ribbon Week, which is celebrated each October at every Glendale public school. The national campaign dates back to the death of Kiki...
  • Letter: Time is a factor in class enrollment

    Letter: Time is a factor in class enrollment
    It is good to hear that Glendale Community College enrollment is on the rise. I am one of the students that had lots of difficulties enrolling in the college. Many of the students tend to take more units and become a full-time student which is a good...
  • Glendale Community College foundation reports steady success

    For those overseeing the donations to the Glendale Community College Foundation, recent gifts to the organization hint at brighter days for the organization that works to benefit the college and its students .  The foundation’s total assets...
  • Glendale High student faces arson charges

    Police have presented prosecutors with arson charges against a 14-year-old Glendale High School student who allegedly set posters on fire with a lighter on campus, officials said. The boy, whose name wasn't released because he is a minor, was arrested...
  • Letter: Parking is expensive and hard to find

    As a GCC student, I would like to argue about the price of the parking permit. There is no logical reason why the parking permit should be expensive. Students come to college to get educated, but extra fees like the pricey parking permits make the...
  • Mike Gatto at father's funeral: 'Our hearts are broken'

    Mike Gatto at father's funeral: 'Our hearts are broken'
    At a Monday morning mass for his slain father, Assemblyman Mike Gatto fought back tears as he described the deep pain and sadness that has filled his family's days since his father was found shot to death in his home earlier this month. “Our...