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Chris Like
Works at Bettendorf Community Schools
Attended University of Northern Iowa
Lives in Eldridge, IA
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I am thinking about writing a book....
I am thinking about writing a book but am not sure of a few things. Do I have enough great ideas to fill a couple hundred pages?  Would people want to know about the aforementioned great ideas? Can I write a book on STEM education that doesn't put readers t...
I am thinking about writing a book but am not sure of a few things. Do I have enough great ideas to fill a couple hundred pages?  Would people want to know about the aforementioned great ideas? Can I write a book on STEM edu...
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10 Things High School Teachers Could Learn Elementary Teachers
In my new position as our district's STEAM coordinator, I have had the opportunity to visit over 50 elementary classrooms in the last two weeks. Let me preface this by saying that I consider myself a highly trained and practiced physics teacher. I have deal...
In my new position as our district's STEAM coordinator, I have had the opportunity to visit over 50 elementary classrooms in the last two weeks. Let me preface this by saying that I consider myself a highly trained and practi...
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Wonderful post but title needs another word....from? Unless you're being cheeky:) You made a lot of friends with your enthusiastic portrayal of life as an elementary teacher~beautifully written.
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10 Things High School Teachers Could Learn from Elementary Teachers
In my new position as our district's STEAM coordinator, I have had the opportunity to visit over 50 elementary classrooms in the last two weeks. Let me preface this by saying that I consider myself a highly trained and practiced physics teacher. I have deal...
In my new position as our district's STEAM coordinator, I have had the opportunity to visit over 50 elementary classrooms in the last two weeks. Let me preface this by saying that I consider myself a highly trained and practi...
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I placed information for the Muon Telescopes on google drive. The folder is remarkably called "Muon Telescope". In it you will find the drivers you need for the scope, as well as the manuals I created for both the USB and the serial port scopes. 

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B9fTb1cCNheiVHBOUm5yOGVJOWs&usp=sharing
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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.
Employment
  • Bettendorf Community Schools
    STEAM Coordinator, present
  • Bettendorf Community Schools
    Teacher, 2000 - 2014
    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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