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Coming to Davenport: Rotten to the (Common) Core

October 22, 2013 0 Comments

I will be coming to Davenport on Tuesday, October 29th for Rotten to the (Common) Core. Have you ever wondered what Common Core was? Why are people protesting this? Will it affect my children if they are in private or home schooled? What is data mining? Aren’t standardized tests supposed to be good? Get answers […]

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2nd Next Generation Science Standards Task Force Meeting Tomorrow

September 17, 2013 • 2nd Next Generation Science Standards Task Force Meeting Tomorrow
2nd Next Generation Science Standards Task Force Meeting Tomorrow

Just a reminder that the Next Generation Science Standards Task Force meeting will be held tomorrow, September 18th from 9:00a – 3:00p. This meeting will be held at the Science Center of Iowa (401 W. MLK Parkway, Des Moines).  It is open to the public, but you will not be given an opportunity to speak. […]

2nd Next Generation Science Standards Task Force Meeting Tomorrow

Task Force to Meet to Review Next Generation Science Standards

August 20, 2013 0 Comments

The Iowa Department of Education announced last week that a new state task force will be meeting to review the Next Generation Science Standards. The task force has 28 members: DeEtta Andersen, Science Teacher, Center Point-Urbana Community School District, Center Point Ross Brunner, Student, Marion High School, Marion Kelly Carr, Science Teacher, Lewis Central Community […]

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Event: Concerned Parents of Eastern Iowa Back to School Forum

August 12, 2013 0 Comments

I will be speaking at a Back to School Forum hosted by Concerned Parents of Eastern Iowa discussing the Common Core and other education reform efforts. Event: Concerned Parents of Eastern Iowa When: Thursday, August 22, 2013 (7:00p – 8:30p) Where: American Legion (111 Market St., Bellevue, IA) This is a free event and open […]

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Event: Discussing Common Core in Sheldon

July 31, 2013 • Event: Discussing Common Core in Sheldon
Event: Discussing Common Core in Sheldon

I will be speaking at an event in mid-August hosted by the Sheldon Tea Party Patriots and Eagle Forum of Iowa to discuss the Common Core State Standards and other education reform Event: “What Does Common Core Mean for my Children” When: Thursday, August 15, 2013 7:00p – 9:00p Where: Northwest Iowa Community College, Building […]

Event: Discussing Common Core in Sheldon

Talking Common Core at NICHE

May 17, 2013 • Talking Common Core at NICHE
Talking Common Core at NICHE

I’m speaking tomorrow at the annual conference for the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators (NICHE).  I was recently contacted and so I’m a late addition to the schedule.  They wanted to learn more about the Common Core and how it might impact home educators. So my workshop is at 1:00p.  Here’s the description of […]

Talking Common Core at NICHE