• Flashback Friday - Name that Homecoming!

    By Price Lab History on October 18, 2019
    Go comment! Today's flashback photo is the homecoming court from the year the Little Panthers defeated the Grundy Center Spartans 31-6.

    Can you name the year or the ladies on the homecoming court?


  • My most salient memory

    By Judith M. Finkelstein on June 24, 2013
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    My most salient memory of my twenty years as a teacher at Price Laboratory School is of the people: the children, their parents, my co-teachers, the student teachers and university students, and the many visitors who came from near and far to watch us teach and talk with us ...


    By James Brewer on June 24, 2013

    In 1962, when I was 5 years old and entering kindergarten at the Malcolm Price Laboratory School, I had no idea who John Dewey was, or the meaning of “education through experience.”  All I knew was that a great new adventure awaited, and I wanted to be a par...

  • Remembering MPLS

    By Lynn E. Nielsen on June 13, 2013
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    Remembering MPLS, where do I start?  My parents enrolled my siblings and me at the Campus School in 1954 sometime in the fall of the year.  We moved from Waterloo to Cedar Falls during my second-grade year and that’s where I received my elementary and seconda...

  • Price lab School: Student Teachers Teaching Students

    By Bob Brammer on June 13, 2013
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    I was a K-through-12 “lab rat” at Malcolm Price Lab School.  Sounds pretty pejorative, but I take it as a badge of honor and privilege: we were in a laboratory school for a teachers college. 

    What good fortune to be in a school that so prized ed...

  • I knew I wanted teaching as my profession

    By Joan Duea on June 13, 2013
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    My first experience at Price Laboratory School took place when I was assigned to Ms. Gillouly’s first grade for a participation experience during the end of my sophomore year at Iowa State Teachers College.  I couldn’t believe how different this classroom wa...


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