Creative lesson plans in her college marketing class sparked Dennis Earl Elementary teacher Kristen Leigh's successful teaching career that has landed her a spot in the 2010 California Teacher of the Year competition.
Students in Koni Stone's Chemistry in the Classroom course at California State University, Stanislaus took their turn as teachers on Friday afternoon. They demonstrated easy science experiments that can be done with household products to kids in the Turlock Recreation Department's summer camp at Pitman High School. The CSU Stanislaus students taught the campers all about molecules and guided them through the experiments. For some of these future teachers, this was a first-time experience with leading younger kids. Service learning projects are designed to give university students hands-on experience and real-world learning while they volunteer in the community.
Two big changes are working their way into the special education department in the Turlock Unified School District starting with the 2010/2011 school year in an effort to better meet the needs of the students.
The Hilmar Cheese Company announced last week it would donate $250,000 to aid in the construction of the new August A. Busch III Brewing and Food Science Laboratory at the University of California, Davis.
The University of California, Merced named E. Daniel Hirleman, currently head of Purdue University's School of Mechanical Engineering, as the new UC Merced Dean of Engineering on Monday. Hirleman will assume his post on Oct. 1.
After months of anticipation, former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin will come to Turlock this week to speak at a California State University, Stanislaus fundraiser.
Taking full advantage of intramural sports is one of the activities that has put Osborn and Brown elementary schools on the list of Stanislaus County finalists for the Governor's Challenge for Fit for the Future.
After years of transporting a slew of items from desks to cabinets to different school sites, the Denair Unified School District has decided to rid themselves of their unused items and give them a better home to eBay users.
People say that the third time is a charm and after three attempts to rescind all pink slips, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees finally rescinded all classified layoff notices at their special meeting on Friday.