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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: Big changes are ahead in 2014

    2014 promises to be an eventful year in education. Big changes are underway in everything from the way students are taught to the funding formula. The progression of technology and emerging social concerns will have a profound impact on learning. The...
  • Sixth-graders get taste of cheerleading

    Sixth-graders get taste of cheerleading
    Twenty-four sixth-graders performed as cheerleaders for the first time in front of their peers during an assembly at Whittier Elementary School Wednesday morning. Two Newport Harbor High School pep squad members, Ocean Aragon and Matilda Higman, and...
  • Police search home of CdM tutor

    Newport Beach police investigators searched the Irvine home of the tutor police suspect assisted a dozen Corona del Mar High School students in a recent grade-changing scheme, authorities confirmed Thursday. Police have been looking for Timothy Lance...
  • A Word, Please: Saying more with less

    Ask any grammar buff what separates good writers from the not-so-good and you'll probably get an answer like misuse of "lay" and "lie" or dangling participles or "who" in place of "whom." But to me, these issues are minor. In my experience, one...
  • Kaiser sixth-graders losing science time

    For Nathan Peters, a Kaiser Elementary School sixth-grader, science is more than just a class he attends each day. The specialized curriculum at his school provides him the opportunity to do things like build a solar oven and cook hot dogs and s'mores...
  • OCC is losing its sailing symbol

    OCC is losing its sailing symbol
    The Alaska Eagle has proudly displayed the Orange Coast College flag on its stern for 32 years and more than 290,000 miles. But Tuesday morning, as crew members worked to disassemble the 90-foot mast, OCC's flag had been replaced with the red, white and...
  • Remember trusty boat, beautiful ports and great friends

    Remember trusty boat, beautiful ports and great friends
    I took a last stroll around the deck of Alaska Eagle today. Every step, every hand rail felt familiar, as they do after finishing a long voyage. I was 29 when we first took students aboard from the Orange Coast College docks in October 1982. Now, 31...
  • Perkins takes helm

    Jeff Perkins took over as UC Irvine track and field and cross country coach on Jan. 1. Perkins, who joined the UCI staff in 2007, served the past four years as associate head coach for Vince O'Boyle, who retired Dec. 31 after 32 seasons with the 'Eaters....
  • District: Students changed grades in computer system

    Students at Corona del Mar High School hacked into the school's computer system to change grades and access tests, according to the Newport-Mesa Unified School District. Newport Beach police are investigating the incident, and the students could face...
  • Police seek tutor in CdM hacking case

    Police seek tutor in CdM hacking case
    An Irvine tutor allegedly helped a dozen Corona del Mar High School students hack into the campus computer system to change their grades and review tests, authorities said Thursday. Timothy Lance Lai, 28, is wanted for questioning, Newport Beach Police...
  • Commentary: Cheating is abhorrent, but so is the pressure to succeed

    I have never hacked into the computers in order to change my grades. I have never used a hacking device to access tests. I have never attended a tutor who assisted me in changing grades, but I have felt the pressure that would lead a student to feel...
  • Apodaca: The needy need a real gift – education

    Every Christmas I take time to remember my parents. They came from vastly different backgrounds: Dad had a hardscrabble upbringing in the dusty Southwest, while Mom was a frail, bookish New York City girl. Yet these opposites forged a partnership that...