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News - July 30, 2010

Teachers 're-energize' in the real-world

High tech summer jobs give teachers a chance to learn skills, revamp lesson plans

by Nick Veronin

Next year, when Marisa DaSilva's students ask her, in exasperation, how they will ever use the things she is teaching them in the real world, she'll have an answer. Her explanation will be informed by the experience she gains this summer in a fellowship program that pairs educators with local industry in an effort to boost math, science and technology learning in California schools.

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