Date: January2017

Taking the Common Core standards outside.

Bayer: Not Just for Aspirin

Bayer: Not Just for Aspirin

Bayer CropScience, located in West Sacramento, Calif., is a great source of resources for educators. Bayer CropScience is a division of the German company famous for its aspirin and Alka-Seltzer. The West Sacramento branch focuses on agricultural research and development. In addition to this research and development, the West Sacramento site offers trainings and resources […]

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REI Sponsors Outdoor Activities Jan. 28

REI Sponsors Outdoor Activities Jan. 28

REI, the Washington-based outdoor gear retailer, is showing its outdoor leadership by sponsoring “All Out 2017” on Jan. 28. All you have to do is type your zip code into the website, and activities and classes in your neck of the woods show up for that day. REI has 331 events scheduled at various places […]

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Water Workshop for Teachers

Water Workshop for Teachers

Thirsty for information about water? A free Jan. 21 workshop on Sacramento-area water resources, energy production, community water needs and water conservation is open for registration in Sacramento, Calif. The Project WET workshop is for teachers in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Participants will receive a Project WET 2.0 guide, which includes more than 100 […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

My horoscope published in the newspaper on Christmas Day said, “A personal change will have a lasting effect. Use your skills to bring about positive changes. Keep a positive attitude.” My blog has had to take a back seat to other things in my life these past few months as I heal from major surgery. […]

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Walk-and-Thinks

Walk-and-Thinks

Research tells us kids need movement to learn, but how often do we incorporate exercise into our academic classes? A health challenge and pure desperation this school year pushed me to try. My 2016-17 school year started out rough. By the time the first prep day was over an ambulance took me to the hospital […]

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