Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 12:12
Nearly 200 school administrators, teachers and students from across Iowa will get together this month to strategize ways to improve the outcomes of Latino students in both high school and college.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 08:48
Every generation puts its own spin on the aging process, and people today are approaching their 50s, 60s, 70s and older years differently from their parents. Mid Life & Beyond: The Whole Picture, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is helping Iowans take a closer look at how they want to age.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 10:50
A six-week challenge to improve the health of Iowa families began Monday, Sept. 23 and will continue through Nov. 1.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 14:10
Students do better in school when their parents are involved in their learning. In October Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring an interactive webinar for parents, grandparents and teachers with tips on how to help children and youth be successful learners.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 08:04
From “The Wheels on the Bus” to “Goodnight Moon” and countless stories in between, a wide variety of children’s books are available to parents. Learn about the importance of reading to children in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 13:35
Visitors to this year's Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18, can discover more with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Extension and Outreach can be found all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 10:48
When asking their children to take out the garbage or to please help with the dishes, parents may feel like they might as well be talking to themselves. During August, learn about whether children should help with household chores in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 08:38
Farm life with its country setting often is idealized, but as the complications and pace of agriculture have increased, so have the physical and mental demands on farmers. It’s set up for stress that cannot be ignored, says an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist.
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 08:41
Brothers and sisters can seem to be arch enemies one moment and best friends the next, say family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs. During July, they’ll talk about sibling relationships in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 12:43
Margaret Van Ginkel, coordinator for Iowa Concern hotline – a service made available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recommends actions that help prevent stress from taking over your life. Most important is to talk out your problems.