Posts With Keyword ‘Lowell Ernst’

Pella Educators Excited About Increased Professional Development Time

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Pella School District plans to implement an increased number of professional development hours in its school year calender going forward.

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The Kids are Back Part 7: What’s the Difference Between Poor, Good and Great Students??

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Lowell Ernst is the director of Curriculum for Pella Schools. He had some fascinating things to say about what contributes to a kid’s success in school.

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Summer Most Harmful On Math, Science Skills

Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 6:27 am


Summer vacation offers a welcome break from school for students, but it shouldn’t mean a break from learning.

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Pella Community Schools Looking Into 1 To 1 Laptop Program

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Classrooms around the country are finding more ways to integrate technology into the curriculum, and Pella Community Schools are no different.

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1 to 1 Laptop Program The Topic On Today’s Let’s Talk Pella

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Pella Schools Director of Curriculum Lowell Ernst discusses the possibility of a new technology program at Pella Community Schools.

Teachers Balancing Importance Of Handwriting, Computer Skills

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:29 am

As students are acclimated to the latest technology at ever-younger ages, there could be less emphasis put on teaching good penmanship.

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Local Educators React To Governor’s Preschool Proposal

Posted: Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 6:29 am

Governor Terry Brandstad has unveiled his plan for Iowa’s pre-school programs.

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Pella Schools Sticking With Traditional Grades

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:23 am

At least one school in Iowa is developing a pilot program for a new grading system.

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Pella Community Schools Have Visit From Dept. of Education

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 6:27 am

The Department of Education paid a visit to Pella Community Schools Tuesday.

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School Leaders Bracing For Possible Budget Cuts

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 6:27 am

School Administrators are preparing for possible budget cuts as this years legislative session gets underway.

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