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Effective parenting is more than good intentions. Iowa State University Extension examines how parenting style makes a difference in rearing responsible, competent children in this month’s Science of Parenting radio program podcast.
Parents have a new source for sound advice on raising kids and teens — the Science of Parenting, a new monthly radio program podcast from Iowa State University Extension. It’s available for free download.
Local leaders, decision-makers and nonprofit organizations can use the information in their county’s “Poverty and Food Needs” profile to better understand and address local food insecurity issues, said Kimberly Greder, an associate professor and extension specialist in human development and family studies at Iowa State University.
Parenting is an important and sometimes scary job, especially for new parents. “Just in Time Parenting,” a free email newsletter from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers parents reliable, researched-based information to help children grow well mentally, emotionally, physically and socially.
Through “Juntos Para Una Mejor Educación (Together for a Better Education),” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, local organizations, schools and Latino families are working together to identify strategies and opportunities to help youth do well in school and pursue higher education. ISU Extension and Outreach is sponsoring a training Nov. 17-18 in Cedar Rapids for people who would like to become Juntos program facilitators.
Two educational programs led by Kimberly Greder from Iowa State University will receive the 2019 National Extension Diversity Award. The 2019 award acknowledges Greder and the work teams who provide the “Juntos Para Una Mejor Educación” and “Abriendo Caminos” programs.