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What advisers do for students goes beyond the classroom

What advisers do for students goes beyond the classroom

Adriana Ramirez and Estella Lippi

April 15, 2016


Filed under Campus, Features

Sweat runs down your face. You are shaking and can't stop tapping your nails on the desk where the letter from your top journalism college choice sits. Taking a deep breath, you open it. You have been accepted. You sigh and say, "Thank you, adviser." Advisers aren't just teachers in a...

Former computer designer seeks fun classroom environment

Former computer designer seeks fun classroom environment

October 8, 2014


Filed under Campus

Scott Chan, a former computer designer, is now helping students with science. Chan is a new teacher at Carlmont. He taught physics at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo for three years. At Carlmont, he teaches two periods of AS Physics and three periods of Engineering and Green Technology....

Chemistry teacher pursues passions in and out of the classroom

Chemistry teacher pursues passions in and out of the classroom

Becca Fradkin, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios

Joshua Engberg spends time in H20 and Na, but not while teaching Chemistry in the classroom. Engberg grew up in the Santa Cruz county with a love for surfing. Engberg said, “In high school we had a surfing club that would compete in about four contests with other schools around the state.” After...

Podio introduces technology to the classroom

Podio introduces technology to the classroom

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer

October 3, 2013


Filed under Campus

The introduction of a website has redefined the structure of classes at Carlmont and could be the beginning of a technological takeover of the campus. Joseph Hill, a teacher of senior English classes, presented his students to Podio, a “collaborative work platform” as described by the site’s ...

Flipping the classroom: the new teaching technique

Flipping the classroom: the new teaching technique

September 21, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

Teachers at Carlmont are trying a new style of teaching called “flipping the classroom” that allows more time in class for school work. “Flipping the classroom” means students watch pre-recorded videos of the teacher doing lecture at home, so at school the “homework” portion can be done...

The fight for classroom control continues

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

December 7, 2011


Filed under Campus

English teachers attended a school board meeting today to voice their opinion on the increasing loss of control in their own classrooms. The Sequoia Union High School District held a vote to decided if it should pilot a program in English I/II Strategic (support) classes during the second semester...

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