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Stories Tagged "schools"

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Discussion - New Roles for Iowa's School Principals (#301)

posted on February 2, 2011 at 3:55 PM

As society changes so must our schools. What worked a generation ago may not work today. Joining us to explore what needs to be done and how to do it are some Iowa educators. Read More »

Childhood Obesity in Iowa (Full Program) (#330)

posted on May 20, 2010 at 8:05 PM

Childhood Obesity in Iowa (Full Program) (#330)
Full Program: Childhood obesity is the topic on this episode of The Iowa Journal. We travel to Grundy Center to experience the school's PE4Life program and the Global Forum For Physical Education. 28:46 Read More »

Physical Education: Grundy Center's PE4Life Program (#330)

posted on May 20, 2010 at 11:47 AM

Physical Education: Grundy Center's PE4Life Program (#330)
In Grundy Center, a northeast Iowa school changes the way they do physical education in an effort to promote healthier lives. 04:44 Read More »

Music Education from Kindergarten to College Master Classes (#328)

posted on May 20, 2010 at 10:01 AM

Music Education from Kindergarten to College Master Classes  (#328)
What exactly are schools teaching in kindergarten and first-grade music classes? This shows some examples and also points out some hard economic realities. 05:26 Read More »

Music Education Cuts: What's Core, What's Not? (Full Program) (#328)

posted on May 6, 2010 at 6:01 PM

Music Education Cuts: What's Core, What's Not? (Full Program) (#328)
Full Program: How important is music education in Iowa? Band and vocal programs and educators have been eliminated in some districts this past year because of drastic statewide budget cuts. The Iowa Journal looks at music education – should "rhythm" join the... 28:48 Read More »

Rural Economy and President Obama's Ottumwa Town Meeting (#2)

posted on April 26, 2010 at 10:46 AM

Rural Economy and President Obama's Ottumwa Town Meeting  (#2)
Watch full video coverage of President Barack Obama's town-hall meeting at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa on Tuesday, April 27. 01:06:00 Read More »

Discussion: Innovations in Iowa Schools (#323)

posted on March 31, 2010 at 4:40 PM

Discussion: Innovations in Iowa Schools (#323)
The Iowa Journal will look at how some Iowa schools are using innovative ways, including the use of virtual reality technology, to help children learn. 16:48 Read More »

Innovations in Iowa Schools (Full Program) (#323)

posted on March 31, 2010 at 4:27 PM

Innovations in Iowa Schools (Full Program) (#323)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal will look at how some Iowa schools are using innovative ways, including the use of virtual reality technology, to help children learn. 28:16 Read More »

Innovations in Van Meter and Sigourney, Iowa Schools (#323)

posted on March 31, 2010 at 9:59 AM

Innovations in Van Meter and Sigourney, Iowa Schools (#323)
The Iowa Journal will look at how some Iowa schools are using innovative ways, including the use of virtual reality technology, to help children learn. 05:11 Read More »

Impact on society of drop-out rate and a program that could improve graduation rates (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Impact on society of drop-out rate and a program that could improve graduation rates (#301)
Judy Jeffrey talks about the impact on society when children don't finish school. She describes one avenue the state of Iowa is taking to increase the likelihood students will graduate. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 00:52 Read More »

Strategies to improve student achievement (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:57 PM

Strategies to improve student achievement   (#301)
Judy Jeffrey describes some strategies for providing support for students and teachers in Iowa. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 02:02 Read More »

Research guides development of school leaders (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:51 PM

Research guides development of school leaders (#301)
Judy Jeffrey talks about research that indicates the behaviors school leaders can develop to help improve student achievement. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 01:09 Read More »

Reasons for changes in education (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:47 PM

Reasons for changes in education (#301)
Judy Jeffrey describes how the current economic conditions and the Iowa core curriculum are factors driving changes in education. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 01:28 Read More »

Personalized learning and Iowa core curriculum (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:44 PM

Personalized learning and Iowa core curriculum  (#301)
Judy Jeffrey talks about the future of education and how personalized learning and the Iowa core curriculum can help students learn and connect that learning to the real world. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 02:26 Read More »

Iowa Department of Education goals and greatest challenge (#301)

posted on September 16, 2009 at 5:28 PM

Iowa Department of Education goals and greatest challenge  (#301)
Judy Jeffrey says the goal is to help every student achieve their highest potential, but the achievement gap indicates some populations of students need to be better served. Jeffrey is the director of the Iowa Department of Education. 01:52 Read More »
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