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Dawn Urbanek June 10, 2014 at 09:01 pm
We have to make people aware that our State is run by public employee Unions and we need court casesRead More like today which ruled that the California Teacher Tenure rules are unconstitutional so that we can change laws and vote people out of office who do not represent the interests of the public who pay the taxes.
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | <a href='http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/' > http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/home.html</a>
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 03:20 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com
Pupils practice cursive writing. Credit: AFP/Getty Images
Mary Gutmann November 16, 2013 at 04:40 am
Writing cursive is a skill that improves coordination and motor ability—particularly valuableRead More for boys, whose fine motor skills develop more slowly than girls'. Writing leads to facility in freehand sketching, which leads to drawing. Some computer programs are beginning to offer finger manipulation, even drawing, on touch screens, but drawing skills are essential first. When children do not learn to use their hands to create: to hold a block of wood and cut into it with a tool, to squeeze clay into a shape, to write their secret thoughts into their very own diary, to sketch and draw their ideas—they are cut off from a whole range of experience that makes them grow into complete, versatile, and capable people. —Mary Wallis Gutmann
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Mary Gutmann November 17, 2013 at 09:22 am
Mary Gutmann November 16, 2013 at 04:40 am Writing cursive is a skill that improves coordination andRead More motor ability—particularly valuable for boys, whose fine motor skills develop more slowly than girls'. Writing leads to facility in freehand sketching, which leads to drawing. Some computer programs are beginning to offer finger manipulation, even drawing, on touch screens, but drawing skills are essential first. When children do not learn to use their hands to create: to hold a block of wood and cut into it with a tool, to squeeze clay into a shape, to write their secret thoughts into their very own diary, to sketch and draw their ideas—they are cut off from a whole range of experience that makes them grow into complete, versatile, and capable people. —Mary Wallis Gutmann
The Washington Public Library is working with a UI graduate student in art and art history to produce a mural for the back of the building. Photo courtesy of Jeff Batterson with Batterson Photography.
Maria Houser Conzemius October 11, 2013 at 09:36 am
Thomas Agran, MFA from the University of Indiana at Bloomington, IN, is painting a gorgeous mural onRead More the southside wall of the New Pioneer Coop in Iowa City at the corner of Van Buren and Washington Streets by the creek. He's nearly done and might be available for the mural painting to be painted on the back of the library building in Washington, Iowa. Come see his work!
Maria Houser Conzemius October 11, 2013 at 09:37 am
Maria Houser Conzemius October 11, 2013 at 09:44 am
When I was a teenager away at boarding school, I became anorexic before anyone knew what that was. IRead More think it's related to obsessive/compulsive disorder, but I'm not sure. I was on every team in every sport, walked all over town, and avoided certain foods, like potatoes, for years. Had no idea it could be genetic. My Dad was an athlete and has always been obsessed with his weight and his level of fitness -- still is, even at 89.
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