Education

The State Hornet
Sigma Chi invites students to beat cars with MADD

On Thursday afternoon Sigma Chi and Mothers Against Drunk Driving partnered for the first time to bring awareness of drunk driving to Sacramento State students.

Placer County Online
Sierra College STEM Collaborative teaches critical thinking

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. ...

The Sacramento Bee
Folsom kids to flex robotics skill in national competition

Folsom kids to flex robotics skill in national competition

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.


Phoenix Fury LEGO Robotics Team members Akshay Srinivasan (right) and Jeremy Szeto line up their motorized LEGO robot. The team will represent the region...

Capitol Alert
California’s community college completion rate fell during the Great Recession

Apr 15, 2014
California’s community college completion rate fell during the Great Recession

Completion rates at the California Community Colleges have fallen steadily over the past four years, according to the first update of the system's Student Success Scorecard. The accountability report released Tuesday, which tracks key performance meas...

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Whos Cooking School Lunch
Esparto’s Natalie Zentner grew up on a cattle ranch

Esparto’s Natalie Zentner grew up on a cattle ranch

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

Eduskeptic
Daydreaming is not a disorder

Apr 14, 2014
Daydreaming is not a disorder

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.”...

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AccessLocal.TV
Local Control Funding Formula preparing for take off

Apr 12, 2014
Local Control Funding Formula preparing for take off

With the school year coming to a close, school districts in California are assembling and submitting their Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAPS). In order for ...

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The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove third-grader wins $100,000 for college

Elk Grove third-grader wins $100,000 for college

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.


Duncan Nakamoto, 9, a third-grader at Joseph Sims Elementary School in Elk Grove, pumps his arms upon realizing his photo won...

AccessLocal.TV
LiveWire! is on Vacation

Apr 11, 2014
LiveWire! is on Vacation

  LiveWire! is on Vacation The LiveWire! program will be re-airing two special episodes while we are on vacation. On April 16th catch the episode ...

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Banana Moments
Is social media sucking the life out of your family relationships?

Apr 11, 2014
Is social media sucking the life out of your family relationships?

So if there is not a decent measure of peace at home. If you are feeling uneasy about your family life and your relationships with your children leave you wondering if you have done enough, or even if you are capable or are enough, take a look at what thoughts are growing in your...



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