Elementary

Students Receive Presidents’ Environmental Youth Award

On June 8 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the 2015-16 fifth grade class at Mount Madonna School (MMS) in Watsonville will receive the President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) for their work to fight environmental threats faced by the Western…

Neuroscience and Learning: Local Educator Teaches Class in China

by Lisa Catterall, director of middle school  I was recently asked to be an instructor for a teacher-training institute in Beijing, China. The class was called Neuroscience and Learning and was an introduction to cutting-edge research-based classroom teaching techniques. Basically, we were…