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The Sierra College STEM Collaborative, with Northwestern University’s Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching, delivered professional development to college and high school faculty in business, English, engineering, math, mechatronics, media and welding that resulted in students developing applied critical thinking skills sought by businesses as well as meeting new Common Core Education Standards. ...
A team of Folsom youths will travel to St. Louis next week to compete in a national competition testing its skill in robotics, engineering and teamwork.
NATALIE ZENTNER, COOK, Esparto K-8 School, Esparto Unified School District, Esparto, CA Origin: Esparto Natalie grew up on the family cattle ranch where there was always a big garden. “We ate what was raised on the ranch – cucumbers, tomatoes, … Continue reading →
An article in the Sacramento Bee, April 12, starts with the headline: “Daydreaming could be seen as attention disorder.” The article was written by Alan Schwarz of the New York Times. Here are the highlights, then I’ll give you my take on it. Schwarz said that experts want more research into “sluggish cognitive tempo.”...
Third-grader Duncan Nakamoto of Elk Grove was surprised Friday morning upon learning he had won $100,000 toward his college fund in the Big Dreams Start Small national scholarship contest.