Back to School | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:28:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Back to School | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 Computers are becoming increasingly important to post-secondary learning https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/08/10/computers-becoming-increasingly-important-post-secondary-learning/ Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:00:47 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=96724 It wasn’t that long ago when children operating computers was an unthinkable concept –– at least until the 1980s, when Apple co-founder Steve Jobs revealed a then-ambitious vision to put computers in every classroom. Since then, schools have seen a shift toward technology-based resources that have changed education. From SmartBoards and Blackboard to potentially never […]

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Local schools renew efforts to encourage healthy eating https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/08/10/local-schools-renew-efforts-encourage-healthy-eating/ Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:00:41 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=96726 Many students, including those enrolled in Pasadena public schools, regularly attend classes without first receiving proper nutrition at home.  Today, school districts around the country are trying to make up for those nutritional shortfalls, but unfortunately for some low-income families, bad food decisions have become a part of a daily diet, mainly because those are […]

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Backers believe charter schools offer students and parents greater educational flexibility https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/08/10/backers-believe-charter-schools-offer-students-parents-greater-educational-flexibility/ Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:00:06 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=96719 Alma Fuerte Public School will open Monday with about 85 students in transitional kindergarten through the second grade. Unlike most public schools in the area, Alma Fuerte was not created by the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD). It is a charter school designed by a group of parents who want their children to learn entrepreneurship.  […]

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Back to School 2016 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/12/14/back-to-school-2016-2/ Wed, 14 Dec 2016 19:15:03 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=89855 The post Back to School 2016 appeared first on Pasadena Weekly.

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How Old Is Too Young? https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/08/15/how-old-is-too-young/ Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2016/8/15/how-old-is-too-young Debate continues on how best to prepare kindergartners for future academic success

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Social Order https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/08/15/social-order/ Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2016/8/15/social-order Ways your child can make friends and be a friend to others

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Making the Grade https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/08/15/making-the-grade/ Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2016/8/15/making-the-grade Persistence will pay off in the ever-changing world of college admissions

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BACK TO SCHOOL 2016 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/08/15/back-to-school-2016/ Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2016/8/15/back-to-school-2016  CLICK HERE FOR FULL ISSUE HOW OLD IS TOO YOUNG?  | SOCIAL ORDER | MAKING THE GRADE

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Major Decision https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2015/08/13/major-decision/ Wed, 12 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2015/8/13/major-decision Schools encourage students to declare a major early in their academic careers

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High-Tech vs. Hands-On https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2015/08/13/high-tech-vs-hands-on/ Wed, 12 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2015/8/13/high-tech-vs-hands-on Successful learning in school — as in life — often requires a multi-pronged approach

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