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Curriculum & Instruction

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Virtual Math Camp

DeLaveaga Elementary teacher Isaí Baltézar and 4 interns from UCSC’s Cal Teach program, organized the first-ever “Virtual Math Camp” for 26 6th grade students in our county.

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Help Support the Santa Cruz County Science & Engineering Fair

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education is seeking community support for the County Science and Engineering Fair.

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Virtual Math Festival Engages Students

On Saturday morning, May 9, 65 students and 20 adult volunteers chose to start their day off with math!

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Navigating the EL Roadmap: Mission Hill Middle School

Mission Hill Middle School is taking strides towards realizing the California English Learner Roadmap’s vision.

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Long-term Investment in Accountable Student Talk Paying Dividends in Local District

Over forty percent of Santa Cruz County’s students speak languages other than English at home.

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Their Very First Diplomas!

Twenty five children who attend our local Migrant Head Start program received applause, school supplies and a diploma.

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International Jazz Week in Santa Cruz County Schools

This year, Prince H. Lawsha, percussionist and singer, performed for several of our county’s schools.

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Santa Cruz COE Launches Language Ambassadors Program

The Santa Cruz COE Curriculum and Instruction Department is launching a new program to promote and celebrate multilingualism.

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County Office Leads the Way with California English Language Development (CA ELD) Standards

As the shift to Common Core State Standards moved into high gear, the County Office Curriculum and Instruction Department took the lead in ensuring that English learners would not be left behind.

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Maria Fátima Castro Honored with 2016 Plate of Bounty Award from the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association

The Plate of Bounty Award was bestowed on Maria Fátima Castro by the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association.

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Learning by Doing: The 2015 Summer Arts Institute

“I have had so much fun. It was one of the most rejuvenating, professional learning experiences I’ve ever had. I can’t wait to share what I’ve learned with my students and staff.”

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2016 Santa Cruz County Math Contest

359 students in grades 5-8 poured onto the Aptos High School campus to engage in Mathematics.

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