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Tarr--John E. (Laboratory School Faculty)

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1 Price Lab School and Northern University High School will honor dignitaries at Fall Festival
Public Relations News Release 2008:174, p.1
10/24/2008 The event will honor outstanding alumni, extraordinary emeriti, and "fabulous friends" from the school. The event will be held at the UNI Commons Ballroom.
2 Iowa K-12 teachers to attend 34th annual UNI Fall Mathematics Conference at University of Northern Iowa Friday, September 22
Public Relations News Release 1995:41, p.1
9/19/1995 Annual Fall Mathematics Conference will be held at UNI September 22
3 Alumni, friends of Price Lab School to gather November 19
Public Relations News Release 1993:184, p.1
11/9/1993 John Tarr to be the guest speaker at Price Lab School gathering.
4 Six faculty honored by Board of Regents
Northern Iowan 89:55, p.1
4/23/1993 Professors receive awards for faculty excellence; brief biographical sketches.
5 Regents recognize faculty from three state universities
Public Relations News Release 1992:578, p.1
4/21/1993 Eighteen faculty are recognized by the Board of Regents.
6 Six UNI faculty receive Regents excellence awards
Campus News Network 3:16, p.1
4/19/1993 Short profiles of those who were honored.
7 Six UNI faculty receive Regents excellence awards
Northern Iowa Today 21:1, p.5
3/1/1993 Biographical sketches of winners.
8 UNI math/science teacher programs receive funds
Campus News Network 2:6, p.1
11/11/1991 Breakdown of $173,638 grant.
9 Math and science teacher training programs funded at Northern Iowa by Eisenhower Grants
Public Relations News Release 1991:169, p.1
10/29/1991 Dwight D. Eisenhower grants totaling $173,638 are awarded to five programs at UNI. These grants will aid Iowa teachers in math and science training.
10 Mathematics Teaching Standards Conference September 19: 30th annual fall Mathematics Conference September 20 at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1991:66, p.1
9/16/1991 UNI will host two mathematics conferences in September. Thomas Conney is among the speakers.
11 Sixth graders become math teachers for second graders through program developed by University of Northern Iowa faculty.
Public Relations News Release 1990:527, p.1
4/26/1991 Davenport sixth graders are teaching second graders math problem-solving skills.
12 Sixth graders will teach math to second graders in federally funded University of Northern Iowa program in Davenport
Public Relations News Release 1990:196, p.1
11/14/1990 Federal grant received by UNI will allow sponsorship of program to aid the improvement of skills in teaching mathematics. Tonya Urbatsch and Christine Hester will coordinate the program.
13 Teacher pay low year-round, maybe non-existent during the summer.
Public Relations News Release 1988:483, p.1
7/4/1988 John Tarr says that teacher would like to work summers, but simply cannot find jobs. Tarr, head of teaching at Northern Iowa's Price Laboratory School, says teacher are reliable, quality employees, but many will still suffer through wageless summers.
14 Teachers work to compete for limited summer jobs; some earn higher wages.
Public Relations News Release 1988:481, p.1
6/29/1988 Although three summer months of vacation seem like a nice benefit for teachers, many look at that as a "forced lay-off" and would like to find summer employment.
15 Teacher pay low year-round, maybe non-existent during the summer.
Public Relations News Release 1988:479, p.1
6/23/1988 For teachers, their annual summer vacation may be the greatest incentive to stay in the profession. John Tarr says others would like to work summers, but simply cannot find jobs.
16 Regents reports; budget OK'd
Nielsen--Kris (Student--1988)
Northern Iowan 84:60, p.3
6/10/1988 Winston Burt will head Affirmative Action; David Else will head PLS; John Johnson will head History Department; Dhirendra Vajpeyi will head Political Science Department; Jonathon Lu will be acting head of Geography Department.
17 Regent's approve new affirmative action director, four department heads for University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:448, p.1
5/25/1988 Winston Burt; director; affirmative action program, David Else; Department of Teaching and director of Price Lab School, John Johnson; Department of History, Dhirendra Vajpeyi; political science, Jonathan Lu acting head; Department of Geography.
18 Improving schools topic of lecture
Northern Iowan 84:8, p.6
9/22/1987 Several faculty will contribute to the conference.
19 John E. Tarr
Northern Iowa Today 16:1, p.3
9/1/1987 Named acting head of the Department of Teaching for 1987-1988; replaces James Doud, who served as acting head for 1986-1987, following Ross Nielsen's retirement.
20 New appointments to faculty, staff named
Murphy--Patrick S. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:62, p.1
6/26/1987 Roland Carrillo will head Financial Aid; Dean Shoars will head Public Safety; Paul Uselding will head the School of Business; Tom Switzer will be dean of the College of Education; Dale Jackson will head Ed. Admin; Dhirendra will head Pol. Sci.
21 Regents approve new education dean for UNI; other business
Public Relations News Release 1987:406, p.1
6/18/1987 The Board of Regents names Professor Thomas Switzer the dean of the College of Education, and Dean Shoars as the director of public safety. Professor John Tarr is named head of the Department of Teaching.
22 Price Lab School auditorium at UNI to be named for Ken Butzier at May 18 ceremony
Public Relations News Release 1986:418, p.1
5/8/1986 He taught language arts and was director of speech and theatre activities at Northern University High School for twenty-five years; a reception will follow; he received his bachelor's degree from UNI; a scholarship also bears his name.
23 Educator leaves behind tough position to fill
Danielson--Darwin W. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:35, p.11
2/14/1986 Ross Nielsen will retire at the end of this year; lengthy profile; photo.
24 Regents approve professional development leaves for 20 UNI faculty
Public Relations News Release 1986:203, p.1
1/15/1986 Leaves were approved for the 1986-1987 school year; six leaves are for the fall, eight for the spring and six for the entire year; list of those taking a leave.
25 Two UNI Profs Produce Book to Help Teachers Prepare Better Tests
Public Relations News Release 1985:73, p.1
10/9/1985 Dr. Patrick W. Miller and Dr. Harley E. Erickson wrote a five chapter book to help teachers create better tests; list of UNI Price Laboratory School faculty.
26 An honest, fair look at UNI coming up in May
UNI Century 9:2, p.3
3/1/1981 North Central Association team will visit.
27 Computers in classroom
Northern Iowan 77:7, p.6
9/23/1980 Conference will be held at UNI.
28 Math conference to be held September 26 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1980:57, p.1
9/9/1980 The annual Mathematics Conference will go over such areas as; computers in the classroom, the use of calculators, and strategies of teaching basic math.
29 Get in the mood for lab experience
Armstrong--Kathryn R. (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 76:40, p.1
3/4/1980 A lab requirement may be added to the general education program.
30 Price Lab School's influence spans U.S.
UNI Century 7:4, p.4
10/1/1979 Survey of projects and research undertaken at PLS which have been used by other schools; photo.
31 Lab school project meets need for math skills
Northern Iowan 73:33, p.11
1/28/1977 Description of the Iowa Problem-Solving Project.
32 Why we support UNI/AFT
Northern Iowan 73:21, p.10
11/12/1976 Professors offer their opinions.
33 UNI receives grant to devise math program
UNI Century 3:1, p.4
1/1/1975 Receives $49,000 to develop supplemental math programs for elementary schools.
34 Questions must be answered by those most qualified
Tarr--John E. (Laboratory School Faculty)
Northern Iowan 70:55, p.2
5/14/1974 Professor Tarr believes psycho-generative method should be judged by competent professionals.
35 AFT opposes tuition hikes
Tarr--John E. (Laboratory School Faculty)
Northern Iowan 70:52, p.2
5/3/1974 Opposes shift of funding to students.
36 New semester plan may be one year away
UNI Century 1:3, p.1
6/1/1973 Faculty and students react to plan to end fall semester before Christmas; have three week interim; and end spring semester in mid-May.
37 Tarr develops extensive set of testing materials
Northern Iowan 69:31, p.5
2/9/1973 Professor Tarr develops pre- and post-tests in math.
38 LAB school profs write math series
Northern Iowan 68:56, p.2
6/16/1972 Professors Immerzeel and Wiederanders talk about their work.
39 Gives faculty leaves for Doctoral work
College Eye 63:32, p.5
2/14/1967 List of those who received PDLs.
40 Plan math conference at Lab School
College Eye 63:21, p.4
41 27 faculty members named to SCI staff
College Eye 56:1, p.1
9/15/1961 Roster of new faculty.

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