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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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Top Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • Commentary: Parents of special-needs students must be proactive

    The new school year is in full swing and it's time to review your child's Individual Education Plan. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, guarantees special education for children who have disabilities. For parents of a special-needs...
  • Commentary: Coast students stress sustainability

    It has often been said that the grass is always greener on the other side. But the student leaders in the Coast Community College District argue that the grass can be greener on our side if we move toward sustainable practices. On Oct. 25, Coast's...
  • Class conflicts vex students

    Several students at Costa Mesa High School are pondering a question that could affect the next four years of their education. Does Advanced Placement calculus or marching band look more impressive on a college application? Students at Mesa are...
  • District lets the dogs in

    While contraband sniffing dogs found one Newport-Mesa Unified School District student in possession of marijuana in October, a district report shows that most students are probably not bringing drugs and alcohol to school. However, students still...
  • UC Irvine students try 'speedfaithing'

    UC Irvine students try 'speedfaithing'
    You have 10 minutes to sell someone on Catholicism, no more than that to distill the teachings of the Koran or the foundations of Mormonism. It's speed-dating for religion, and in a burst of faith-driven curiosity, dozens of students atĀ UC IrvineĀ ...
  • Common Core dissected

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District teachers and administrators spoke about the successes and struggles associated with implementing the new Common Core State Standards during a special board meeting Tuesday. The district's teachers have been...
  • Student tip line considered for NMUSD

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is considering whether to implement a tip line that would allow students to privately report bullying, fighting, drugs and alcohol on campus, among other things. The goal of the proposed program is to give...
  • Martial arts students bring home medals

    Martial arts students bring home medals
    Students from a Costa Mesa martial arts school recently returned with several medals from an international competition at the Los Angeles Convention Center. South Coast Martial Arts netted 14 gold, five silver and six bronze medals at the contest hosted...
  • The new school of learning

    The new school of learning
    The words "Common Core" don't hold special meaning to students in Terri Clarke's second-grade class at Newport Elementary. Unbeknownst to them, the lessons Clarke is implementing will have a profound effect on the way they are taught for the rest of...
  • Students capture city in contest

    Students capture city in contest
    Essays, videos and photographs from more than 200 Costa Mesa students proved there's no place quite like home for the city's youth. Participants, some as young as fifth graders, participated in the fourth-annual contest by the Costa Mesa Library...
  • Families hoot and holler at school fundraiser

    Families hoot and holler at school fundraiser
    As the moon rose above California Elementary School on Friday night, masked and cloaked figures emerged from nearby parking lots. Students, their families and community members, some dressed in costume, celebrated the spooky Oct. 31st holiday early at...
  • Editorial: Common Core is for the common good

    Last weekend one our reporters produced a good story about a Newport Elementary School teacher implementing the state's new Common Core curriculum into her classroom. There has been much debate regarding this approach to teaching, which emphasizes...