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Faculty pilots ‘Take 10 Deep Breaths’ activity

English teacher Matt Brashear’s Mythology and Folklore students participate in the newly introduced breathing exercise on May 2. Faculty hopes that the pilot week will reveal positive results as students evaluate the merits of meditation as a form of stress relief. Photo by Ambika Dubey.
May 5, 2014

Teachers encourage students to participate in breathing exercise during the week of April 27 to promote stress management.   “Try to sit up straight as you do this,” English teacher...

Junior Samantha Shieh wins California Association for Teachers of English contest

March 2, 2014

Student wins first in state in CATE creative writing contest with a story response to the prompt, “Pass it on.” [dropcap1]E[/dropcap1]very year, Mythology and Folklore teacher Matt Brashears encourages...

Technological Teaching

Technological Teaching
October 27, 2013

Three teachers comment on their experiences with their online Facebook groups.

Students win first place at California Association of Teachers of English writing contest

Students win first place at California Association of Teachers of English writing contest
May 3, 2013

Sophomore Ann Fu and junior Allyson Gottlieb write fiction to express their love of literature. Sophomore Ann Fu mastered the art of reading in the shower when she was in the third grade. The book...

Intramural Dodgeball Nov. 22: Teachers vs. students

Intramural Dodgeball Nov. 22: Teachers vs. students
November 29, 2011

Intramural Dodgeball Nov. 22: Teachers vs. students from El Estoque on Vimeo. On Nov. 22, the winners of the student dodgeball tournament took on the teacher team in a final game. The student team,...

Teaching to the TECH

SHARING KNOWLEDGE: After seeing his students’ growing interest in Prezi, English teacher Matt Brashears teaches his Mythology and Folklore students how to use the software on Sept. 12.  Photo by Kevin Tsukii
September 21, 2011

When Government and Economics teacher Eric Otto opens his e-mail, he always sees a separate folder designated for parent e-mails that has been growing for the past six years of his teaching. The parents ...

Best of both worlds: merging two educational spheres into one class

Best of both worlds: merging two educational spheres into one class
May 18, 2011

World Studies offers sophomores interdisciplinary opportunity, combines core classes When he was in high school, history teacher Nick Bonacorsi took AP US History. His teacher forever impacted his...

15 Days of Fame: The soldier’s son

15 Days of Fame: The soldier's son
September 12, 2010

English teacher Matt Brashears describes the impact of his father's job on his life

Think you are good at faces?

Think you are good at faces?
September 10, 2010

Try your luck at guessing the face behind the cream   <a href="http://www.mystudiyo.com/act121516/mini/go/think_you_know_your_teachers?"...

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