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Northwest AEA will offer an autism training titled, "Virtual Fundamentals of Structured TEACCH." This training consists of five virtual sessions—lasting four hours each—that will address the fundamentals of structured teaching for students on the autism spectrum. It will provide insight into the different learning styles of individuals with ASD and...
Northwest AEA will host two days of teacher learning on June 16 and 17 virtually. It will be a fun networking opportunity for educators! All sessions will be accessible to registrants until Dec. 31, 2021. The keynote speakers include Jonathon Mooney and Alex Kajitani. Mooney is the author of Normal...
The end of the year is near, but there is still lots of important learning that needs to take place. Spring fever is in full force, days off have been hijacked by snow make-up days and tempers are maybe a bit shorter than normal. In times like this, having a...
This is a research brief for educators embracing the science of reading from the Education Advisory Board (EAB) District Leadership Forum. This is an accessible read for educators who want to learn more and implement classroom instruction that is aligned to the science of reading. Topics included: The Challenge of...
As we prepare for next year, what steps might you take to onboard new staff and ensure sustainability for the systems you have worked hard to develop? The Intervention Guide and Universal Tier Tools provide great resources to help teams develop consensus (one-page resource on consensus). Consensus building is an...
How to quiet your mind and find some peace Can anyone relate to this image? Our brains are noisy places. According to Jessica Stillman at Entry Level Rebel that can be a good thing when we are daydreaming or reflecting on our problems while “noodling over solutions.” She describes it...
Supporting Students with Autism Northwest AEA has an autism team dedicated to providing support for students on the autism spectrum. For the most part, the members of the team do this in addition to their regular job assignment. The reason for this? Their devotion to making life better for students...
Northwest AEA has many professional development opportunities coming up. Many of these offerings are virtual in light of the pandemic. Please see the offerings here.
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Northwest AEA staff have compiled many timeless articles within 22 content-area blogs. See the full list here.