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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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  • Apodaca: Cheating story is not going away

    The Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal is becoming one of those stories that just won't die, which is great for those of us in the news business, but perhaps not so much for the community at large. Wild rumors, suspicion, deep-seated...
  • Preparing future scientists and engineers

    About 500 educators gathered in Costa Mesa this week to address ways to introduce science, technology, engineering and mathematics, so-called STEM education, to preschoolers. The Early Childhood STEM Conference, held from Thursday to Saturday at the...
  • Students picking up e-cigarette habit

    A student at Back Bay High School zipped up his sweat shirt,flipped on his hood and carefully tucked his electronic cigarette near the top of the zipper. While sitting in class, he took quick puffs off the vaporizer without being detected by his...
  • Commentary: Bieber sends all the wrong messages

    When working with teenagers, I try to keep up with the latest trends so that I can name-drop a Kardashian or crack a joke about Instagram to let them know that this old-man teacher does have an awareness of youth culture. So not only do I know who...
  • Newport teacher held on animal cruelty charges

    Newport teacher held on animal cruelty charges
    A Newport Beach grade school teacher who bred snakes as a hobby was arrested Wednesday on animal cruelty charges after authorities discovered more than 400 ball pythons — some alive, many dead — scattered throughout his cluttered home....
  • Opinion split on students' expulsion

    Students and parents gave the school board mixed marks Wednesday after it decided to remove 11 students from Corona del Mar High School for allegedly hacking into the school computer system and enhancing their grades. Some said the kids should be...
  • Mailbag: Harbor should not have to accept CdM cheaters

    I read of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees' decision in Thursday morning's Daily Pilot ["11 expelled in CdM cheating episode," Jan. 30]. Of course I support this decision. These students had zero conscience and were out to beat the...
  • More abuse-related charges possible for accused molester

    More abuse-related charges possible for accused molester
    Prosecutors are considering filing additional charges against a Newport Beach pool cleaner accused of sexually abusing at least seven boys over nearly 15 years. Senior Deputy Dist. Atty. Nicole Nicholson said in court Friday that new information could...
  • Efforts to reduce expulsions controversial

    The expulsion of 11 Corona del Mar High students this week puts a blemish on Newport-Mesa Unified School District's recent record of declining suspensions and expulsions. Up until Wednesday's school board decision, Newport-Mesa schools mirrored state...
  • Mailbag: Stop punishing and use the scandal to teach

    As a public school teacher for 30 years, I have been interested in the recent Corona del Mar High cheating scandal. Some letters have taken the stance that the students expelled from CdM should not be allowed to attend Newport Harbor High. (Full...
  • Affidavit traces origins of suspected scandal

    The detailed cheating scheme that resulted in the suspension of roughly a dozen Corona del Mar High School students probably began in April 2013, court documents show. The students are accused of attaching a keylogger — a small device that can...
  • Mariners students keep aiding military members

    Students at Mariners Christian School in Costa Mesa are continuing fundraising efforts to help members of the military deployed a half a world away feel a little closer to home. In celebration of Valentine's Day, Mariners students will send boxes...