Last week, high school teachers from core subjects including history, math, science and English gathered with their counterparts in career technical education for three days of intense research and collaboration at National University. The group’s mission? To develop new secondary courses that combine real-world technical training with core academic subjects and meet UC and CSU admissions requirements. [...]
Closing the rigor gap, increasing graduation rates, reducing college remediation and fortifying the American workforce will be the focus of a special conference for Orange County educators next month. Hosted by the Orange County Department of Education and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Al Mijares, “Equipping an Emerging Generation” will feature presentations by renowned academic experts Michael Fullan and Trevor Packer. The conference will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. [...]
Next-generation assessments are coming soon to a classroom near you. Over the last few years, California has introduced new instructional standards emphasizing critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical... Read More
Students from Imperial Middle School in the La Habra City School District were recently tasked with developing their own cosmetic. After researching and creating a product, they developed a marketing and advertising campaign using a variety of technologies.