Karen R. Lanker

krtobkes at iastate dot edu


Educational Background

Iowa State University
Graduate Student

Currently taking courses:
English 510
English 511

Lesson Plans:

Link to Voki and Mapskip lesson plan.

Employment and Volunteer Work

IRIS (Iowa Radio and Reading Information Service), Ames, IA
Volunteer Coordinator for Ames readers
September 2012- present
Volunteer Reader
May 2010- present

Memorial Lutheran Church, International program
ESL teacher for Intermediate English classes
January 2012 - August 2012

Neighborhood House, Community Center, St. Paul, MN
ESL co-teacher for Intermediate and Advanced Classes
September 2011-December 2011

Minnesota Literacy Council, Minneapolis, MN
Volunteer Community Technology Tutor
September 2011- December 2011

Carnegie Mellon University
Academic Coordinator
October 2005- July 2009

Links to what's going on in the world:

New York Times
National Public Radio News
Des Moines Register
Ames Tribune (local news)

My hobbies are:

biking, eating ice cream, exploring, watching cricket
Le Mars!


Blue bunny!