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IOPS Salem Chapter Meeting #33

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In attendance on October 7: Sara Cromwell, Cheri Tebeau, Michael Tom, Michael Livingston, Sarah Owens Absent: Jaqui Eicher & Bill Smaldone (work), Elliott Lapinel (math) Discussed:   Jaqui's new job, the Golden ARCHES Project, KMUZ leadership's failure to plan for Dave Hammock's retirement, the prospects for impeachment of the Liar in Chief, and then what do we do?  Dues were not collected.   Next meeting is January 20, 2018 at Al Sham.

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IOPS Salem Chapter Meeting #25

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June 25, 2016.  In attendance: Sara Cromwell, Cheri Tebeau, Michael Tom, Michael Livingston; Absent: Jaqui Eicher, Bill Smaldone, Elliott Lapinel; Gone But Not Forgotten: Jo Bucklin Pictured: The Bettijos of the Lee, Summer 2013.   October 4, 1920 - June 10, 2016 Salem - Bettijo (Jo) Evans Bucklin died Friday, June 10, 2016 in Salem, Oregon. A native Coloradan she met and married her husband, Buck Bucklin, while attending Colorado College. A member of the Universal Unitarian faith,…

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Leaving Education Because I Love Teaching Too Much

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The day began with an exclamation mark! My partner Humanities teacher and I had a guest to introduce to our 6th grade students; an expert artisan who works with papermaking and who wanted to be introduced as “Grandma.” We had just begun our study of India, launching into it by presenting students with a visual array of images instead of the usual hand out or work sheet because that’s the way our charter school has agreed to do such things. Known to be a “hands-on” school,…

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Welcome to IOPS OR Salem

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Welcome to the Chapter!  Whether you are a new member, or "just looking", you are probably wanting to know what you are, or might be, getting into.  The Answer is:  Participatory Society!  Yes!  It begins Here!  (Meaning, IOPS.)  Suggested activities: Set aside an hour (not necessarily continuous) to spend on the IOPs site.  Check out other region and city Chapters (do you see anyone you know?)(Do you know anyone there who might consider…

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