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51 Second annual Iowa Mentoring and Induction Institute conference to take place in Cedar Falls
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/15/2005 Conference will address effective practices to support beginning teachers. Speakers and presenters include: Richard Elmore, Edmund Gordon, and Judy Jeffrey.
52 Univeristy of Northern Iowa to host National Educator Expo
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/1/2005 More than one hundred school districts will be present at the expo.
53 UNI, EICC to hold info sessions on elementary/special education teacher preparation program
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
2/1/2005 UNI pairs with Eastern Iowa Community College to create a eight semester degree program.
54 A University of Northern Iowa teacher preparation program
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
1/25/2005 UNI pairs with Western Iowa Tech Community College to create a eight semester degree program in Instructional Strategist/Elementary Education.
55 UNI, NICC to hold information sessions on elementary/special education teacher preparation program
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
1/20/2005 UNI pairs with Northeast Iowa Community College to create a seven semester degree program.
56 UNI professor urges changes in science classes
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
11/8/2004 Jeff Weld believes that science education should be relevant to the student.
57 Thursday, Sept. 16
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/13/2004 Diversity film shown; student forum called "Different Voices" will be held in the Union; presentation on teaching in Amish schools.
58 Iowa forgivable loan keeps teachers in state
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:56, p.1
6/11/2004 Rex and Kathy Eno contribute one million dollars to the Teaching in Iowa Incentive Award Fund.
59 Are Iowa children being left behind?
Northern Iowan 100:39, p.7
2/24/2004 Debates the effectiveness of the No Child Left Behind Act in a state noted for an already above average public education system, such as Iowa.
60 Forgivable loan program offers incentive to teach in Iowa
Hamblin--Ashley (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:17, p.3
10/28/2003 Students who teach subjects in which there are teacher shortages in Iowa will be forgiven twenty percent of their loan each year for up to five years.
61 UNI students offered forgivable loans to work in areas experiencing teacher shortages
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/15/2003 The number of UNI students participating in the Iowa Teacher Shortage Forgivable Loan Program has increased from 54 to 98 in one year.
62 Marshall Center more than just a schoolhouse; school serves UNI community with it's history and authenticity
Pierce--Leslie D. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:56, p.7
6/13/2003 Restored schoolhouse offers glimpse of former teaching days to future teachers.
63 Graduate advises profs on technique
Buelow--Katie J. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:52, p.7
4/22/2003 Offers "Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teachers."
64 UNI hosting 27th annual Overseas Recruiting Fair
Public Relations News Release 2002:321, p.1
2/12/2003 Secondary and elementary educators will be given opportunity to find employment overseas.
65 Chilean teachers visit UNI to learn about science education
Public Relations News Release 2002:128, p.1
10/17/2002 Twenty-one elementary and middle-school science teachers from Chile will observe teaching methods at the Malcolm Price Laboratory School.
66 New UNI program provides content for math and science teachers
Public Relations News Release 2001:443, p.1
4/15/2002 In its second year, the Science and Math Education Renewal Center's goal is to provide math and science teachers with the knowledge they will need.
67 UNI to host two-day 'Forum for Diversity: Integrating Latino Heritage into the Curriculum' Friday and Saturday, March 8-9
Public Relations News Release 2001:335, p.1
3/5/2002 About 150 educators and teaching majors are expected to attend the 'Forum for Diversity.'
68 Iowa loan program working for teachers
Hammitt-- Katie Ruth (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 98:37, p.1
2/19/2002 The Iowa Teacher Shortage Forgivable Loan encourages graduates in education to teach in more difficult programs, such as special education.
69 UNI College of Education hosts forum for legislators
Public Relations News Release 2001:238, p.1
12/13/2001 The College of Education will hold a forum to talk to legislators about modern teaching programs in Carroll, Iowa.
70 UNI science teaching majors participate in new type of field experience at George Wyth State Park
Public Relations News Release 2001:219, p.1
11/27/2001 Science teaching majors hosted Logan Middle School students at George Wyth State Park for a program called "Exploring the Lake Ecosystem"; students who participated are listed.
71 American Education Week
Public Relations News Release 2001:201, p.1
11/12/2001 Thomas Switzer will talk about the Early Years of Teaching Assurance Program.
72 UNI offers school districts quality promise
Public Relations News Release 2001:190, p.1
11/5/2001 The "Early Years of Teaching Assurance Program" will provide an improvement plan for school districts that need assistance.
73 40th Annual K-12 UNI Fall Mathematics Conference Friday, Sept. 21
Public Relations News Release 2001:105, p.1
9/19/2001 250 math teachers will attend the K-12 UNI Fall Mathematics Conference in Schindler Education Center.
74 UNI program to boost number of Iowa's master teachers
Public Relations News Release 2001:100, p.1
9/19/2001 UNI will offer Certificates of Value to teachers working with student teachers; these certificates are worth 1 hour of graduate credit at UNI.
75 Kappa Delta Pi members to conduct Challenge of Teaching Conference Friday, April 27
Public Relations News Release 2000:388, p.1
4/25/2001 About one hundred high school sophomores and juniors are expected to attend.
76 Communication tip: new magazine for teaching coming soon
Campus News Network 11:18, p.2
4/17/2001 "Instructor New Teacher" magazine will help teacher needs.
77 Iowa teachers see new pay options
Green--Nathan R. (Classes of 2002 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 97:50, p.1
4/10/2001 Thomas Switzer, Dean of the College of Education, believes that the teacher pay plan proposed by the Iowa legislature is not going to be enough.
78 UNI students to present at Iowa Reading Association conference
Public Relations News Release 2000:351, p.1
4/4/2001 Five UNI students will present papers at the Des Moines Conference Center as a part of "The Reading Challenge."
79 Research suggests science teachers should change teaching methods
Public Relations News Release 2000:373, p.1
4/1/2001 Jeff Weld claims that the way science has been taught is ineffective, and that is why students score so poorly on performance tests such as the International Math and Science study.
80 Leaders in College of Education suggest alternative to Legislators' teacher-pay idea
Public Relations News Release 2000:295, p.1
3/7/2001 Thomas Switzer believes that teachers who increase student learning and support school improvement should receive compensation.
81 UNI spotlights technology in the classroom
Public Relations News Release 2000:241, p.1
2/13/2001 On February 23, instructors will share tell technology has assisted them in the classroom.
82 Observation criteria need the evaluation
Northern Iowan 97:23, p.8
11/14/2000 Discusses the method used to observe the teaching style of professors.
83 UNI resumes EducatioNet series
Public Relations News Release 2000:23, p.1
8/31/2000 EducatioNet is written primarly for parents and educators of K-12 students.
84 Look at recess in context of teaching and learning
Public Relations News Release 2000:24, p.1
8/1/2000 Many schools are deciding whether or not to have a recess time.
85 Linking schools to the Internet
Public Relations News Release 1999:431, p.1
6/5/2000 The benefits and disadvantages of having the Internet in schools today.
86 National Educator Expo to be held in University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union on March 25
Public Relations News Release 1999:302, p.1
3/9/2000 School districts will be recruiting 400-500 educators from UNI and other participating colleges in Maucker Union.
87 Childrens' futures at risk due to education of nation
Northern Iowan 96:16, p.6
10/22/1999 Column suggests that the problem with education in the U. S. is that students no longer value it.
88 Minorities explore Iowa teaching opportunities
Northern Iowan 96:16, p.4
10/22/1999 Second annual Minorities in Teaching Career Expo will be held on Tuesday; personnel from nine Iowa school districts will be present to chat with interested minority students.
89 'Pay for performance' initiative sparks controversy among teachers
Oliphant--Matthew David (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:15, p.1
10/19/1999 Debate over determining teacher salaries based on students' performance on tests.
90 Student voices
Northern Iowan 96:13, p.10
10/12/1999 Students Danielle Sjostrom, Chad Broer, and Gina Olberding give their opinions on whether teacher salaries should be dependent upon student performance on standardized tests; photo.
91 Student performance should not determine pay
Northern Iowan 96:11, p.6
10/5/1999 Editorial expresses concern over test incentive programs which tie teacher salaries to student achievement on standardized tests.
92 "Environmental Scan" allows educator to interpret trends that will impact education
Public Relations News Release 1996:216, p.1
1/6/1997 Four major trends will have an impact on schools in Iowa and throughout the nation. The trends are demographic changes, a shift in the paradigm or model for education, a tension around communities and the way communities are defined, exceeded capacities.
93 Teaching exchange experience in New Zealand shows more similarities than differences
Public Relations News Release 1996:186, p.1
12/16/1996 Cheryl Timion discusses her experiences during her three-week stay in New Zealand.
94 Teaching in New Zealand
Public Relations News Release 1996:129, p.1
10/28/1996 Cheryl Timion recently traveled to New Zealand to study its elementary education system.
95 "Targeting Best Practice," Lieutenant Governor's Conference on Beginning Teaching, to take place at University of Northern Iowa October 19
Public Relations News Release 1996:111, p.1
10/11/1996 Joy Corning will be speaking October 19.
96 University of Northern Iowa hosts fifth GLOBE teacher training workshop
Public Relations News Release 1996:44, p.1
9/17/1996 Twenty teachers from the Midwest attended the GLOBE workshop during the summer.
97 Music can teach children to communicate
Public Relations News Release 1996:21, p.1
9/16/1996 Gary Dulabaum has helped kids to read and communicate using music and singing.
98 Five faculty members recognized for outstanding teaching
Northern Iowa Today 24:2, p.8
9/1/1996 Kenneth Brown, Donald DeGraaf, Richard Fehlman, Siobahn Morgan, and David McKibbin honored.
99 UNI faculty take course to improve college teaching
Northern Iowa Today 24:2, p.3
9/1/1996 Professor Sell offers course.
100 Figures illustrate emphasis on teaching at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1995:379, p.1
5/16/1996 UNI faculty spend almost two-thirds of their time in teaching-related activities.


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