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Chris Like
Worked at Bettendorf Community Schools
Attended University of Northern Iowa
Lives in Eldridge, IA
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Adam is now entering the world of blogging. If you want to see a 12 year old's take on video games, check out awesomeadamreviews.blogspot.com/ #comments4kids
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Should Iowa Adopt the Next Generation Science Standards?
This last fall, I was given the opportunity to sit on an Iowa Department of Education task force looking at the question of whether my state should adopt the Next Generation Science Standards in place of our current Iowa Core Standards in Science. The commi...
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#Iaedchat on Gamification
#iaedchat Gamification in Education The following are links to pages on this blog if you are interested in developing your own game. If you have intentions of going down this path, please hit me on twitter or email. I am more than willing to consult with di...
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For those of you interested in Gamified Professional Development, here is an update.
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Educational Reform: Who Is Driving The Bus?
Buckle up, kids. This may be a long one. As you know, I write when something sparks my interest. It has been a while since I put fingers to keys on this blog, but recently I have had the opportunity to discuss our chosen field with some differing interest g...
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What I Don't Know...and Some of What I Do
I was recently asked to post to a blog we are using in my building. I thought I would share it with anyone reading this blog as well.  For more posts from teachers at Bettendorf High, click here. Enjoy What I Don't Know...and Some of What I Do Confession ti...
I was recently asked to post to a blog we are using in my building. I thought I would share it with anyone reading this blog as well.  For more posts from teachers at Bettendorf High, click here. Enjoy What I Don't Kn...
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OMG, Mom! Good for you, starting at google+.
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I thought one of you set it up for her.  How did she do that herself?
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Today's Fix for Education!
So yesterday I was sitting through a meeting of the Governor's Task Force on the adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards. We sp...
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Have him in circles
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I teach science, am a professional development consultant, golf coach, science club adviser, and father.
Skills
I got a good head for science, technology, and innovation. I develop required skills when I need them to get the job done.
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  • Bettendorf Community Schools
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    I teach AP Physics, Physics, Chemistry
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Eldridge, IA
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Introduction
I teach science to kids who will probably make more money than me, and golf to kids who shoot better scores than me. I have recently been doing some consulting on gamification professional development for school districts across the nation.
Bragging rights
Recently named QCESC STEM Teacher of the Year, I am also a planetarium director, science club adviser, professional development innovator, author, husband and father of 3. I am the developer of Mission Possible gamification PD and currently sit on Iowa's NGSS Task Force.
Education
  • University of Northern Iowa
    All Science Teaching, 1993 - 1998
  • Western Illinois University
    Instructional Technology, 2002 - 2004
  • Monticello High School
    1993
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