Archive of 2012 September

Two Latino-Focused Events, This October!

on September 26th, 2012 in Blog by | No Comments

The  Latino Midwest Symposium and Iowa Latino Conference are taking place in Iowa City October 11-13. The University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, under the direction of three UofI professors (Claire Fox, Omar Valerio-Jimenez and Santiago Vaquera-Vasquez), organized the symposium which features a stellar lineup of academics well-versed…

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No Two Students Are the Same: The Potential of Competency-based Education

on September 17th, 2012 in Blog by | 1 Comment

I am a mother.  And this may shock you, I often resort to reading child-rearing books – usually about discipline.  Uncover your mouths.  It’s true.  The other day I came across a statement from Alan E. Kazdin, the Director of the Yale Parenting Center and Child Conduct Clinic, in a…

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