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KALW Stories Are Tops, From International Journalist Fellowship Award To, Literally, San Francisco

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio The Audio Academy really brought it last week! We had our third Crosscurrents showcasing the Portola neighborhood on Tuesday. It included: – Josiah Luis Alderete‘s feature on a mural and its lead artist capturing the character and history of the neighborhood. – Greer McVay‘s exploration of the Maltese community that relocated in big numbers to the Portola. – Beatrice Thomas‘ story about a home for elderly residents that will forever be known by the moniker...

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“She’s Feeding Her Cat” – Alpha Parent Center Students Practice Using Possessive Adjectives

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Adrian Parra, Alpha Parent Center Instructor Learning correct grammer is difficult even in your native language. When learning a new language, it can be challenging, and practice improves learning. Here is my ESL 1 class (English as a Second Language) practicing dialogue using possessive adjectives. IMG_0173[1] Possessive adjectives are words used to show a form of possession/ownership, or are used to express a close relationship with someone or something. Commonly used English language possessive adjectives are: my, your, our, its, her,...

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Kyle Halle-Erby at San Francisco International High School Wins New America Fellowship for Span Program – Woot!

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 2 comments

By Martha Sessums, President, ACE The goal of ACE Learning Centers is to support the success of continuing education students in the Bay Area. That success is due to the teachers and administrators who implement each Learning Center’s program and do the work, so this announcement is special. Kyle Halle-Kerby, Span Program Director at San Francisco International High School (SFIHS), won a New America California Fellowship that, as he says, will “amplify the work I’ve been doing at SFIHS.” What is Span and how does it work? As part of SFIHS’s...

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