Posted June 23, 2014 in the News
UC Davis study finds link between pesticides, autism
Pregnant women who live near areas where agricultural pesticides are applied experience a higher risk of delivering children with autism or other developmental delays, a UC Davis study has found.
Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator
A day in the life of a school nurse
She doesn’t wear white. And she doesn’t back off if she thinks a student’s health is at risk.
Meet school nurse Colette McGeough, who wears sandals instead of sturdy white...
Posted April 16, 2013 in California Educator
Do more Z’s help the three R’s?
You snooze, you lose?
Research shows snoozing helps teens gain in academic achievement, so some districts changed the bell schedule — or are planning...
Posted September 12, 2013 in California Educator
Good Teaching Conference North
Sharing best practices and trends is a hallmark of CTA’s Good Teaching Conferences. All presenters pass rigorous muster for the opportunity to share their knowledge, skill and expertise with CTA...
Posted July 10, 2012 in California Educator
The drug of choice
Images of Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse and Marilyn Monroe flicker across a computer screen at the front of the classroom.
“What do they have in common?” asks...