Friday, February 6, 2015 - 11:23
The parenting dance is the mix between the child’s natural style, or temperament, and the parent’s approach and response. Find suggestions for successful “dancing” in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:24
Iowans will learn how to maximize their resources and share their extras during the 2015 Eco Family Project from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Registration is now open for the project, which begins March 19 and runs through June 11.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 15:12
Across Iowa, science, technology, engineering and math activities – also known as STEM -- are engaging 4-H members and schoolchildren. STEM is enriching their lives and connecting them with science in a fun way with activities like FIRST LEGO League.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 09:52
Children and youth learn best when they learn through experience. This positive youth development is the essence of 4-H and is featured in the international research journal Reclaiming Children and Youth.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 10:46
People see babies and immediately start talking to them in a high pitched voice, exaggerating their vowel sounds. There’s a good reason for this behavior. Human sciences specialists talk about the benefits of “baby talk” in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:53
Iowa 4-H’er Allison Lansman, Fort Dodge, has been chosen by National 4-H Council to join its healthy living management team as a healthy living youth ambassador. She is a junior at Iowa State University.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 14:39
A Master Volunteer Robotics Training session is coming to northwest Iowa for adults with a desire to lead youth in robotics experiences. This 4-H STEM opportunity is Jan. 24 in Storm Lake.
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:08
Carrying out family traditions takes effort, but these rituals make families stronger. Human sciences specialists offer tips for creating family memories during the holidays and throughout the year in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 13:00
A little advanced planning goes a long way towards adding cheer instead of stress to the holidays, according to two human sciences specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 17:37
Farmers interested in expanding their distribution to local markets will benefit from a one-day training in January with the Iowa MarketReady program.