Sunday, June 25

UCLA Lab School encourages inquiry, applied learning in STEM and art

iSTEAM teacher Ding Kong engages with first- and second-grade students at the UCLA Lab School. iSTEAM stands for inquiry for science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.
 (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

iSTEAM teacher Ding Kong engages with first- and second-grade students at the UCLA Lab School. iSTEAM stands for inquiry for science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

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It’s noon in the schoolyard, and laughing children swarm wooden play sets and build tunnels from plastic waffles that fit together like blocks. This is recess time at the UCLA Lab School, a preschool and K-8 institution nestled behind the UCLA Anderson School of Management.



Shelby Kretz, a UCLA doctoral student in urban schooling, announced her resignation from council because it was too expensive for her to continue living in Westwood. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)
Shelby Kretz, a UCLA doctoral student in urban schooling, announced her resignation from council because it was too expensive for her to continue living in Westwood. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)


Westwood Neighborhood Council recap – June 14

The Westwood Neighborhood Council meets monthly to discuss issues pertaining to Westwood Village and the surrounding areas. Comments Ana Huizar, a representative from the Los Angeles Office of Community Beautification, said the group plans to start a beautification program to help clean up Westwood’s streets. Read more...






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