As we near the mid-point of another school year, please remember that your area education agency (AEA) is ready to assist you with any student needs, resources or projects. We understand that this time of year can be hectic, both inside and outside of the classroom. AEA staff work in...
Members of the Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) challenging behaviors team were recently notified that a study they conducted with researchers from the University of Iowa and the Sioux City Community School District was approved to be presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Autism Conference in January....
A three-day workshop will be held Jan. 20-22, 2011, for elementary, middle and high school teachers who are ready to implement 21st century learning tools for their students. Angela Maiers and Brian Mull from November Learning will present "Building Learning Communities: A Hands-On Adventure" at Western Iowa Tech Community College...
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Use the Medianet Online Catalog to request items such as videos, DVDs, audio books, professional materials, boxed books and multimedia kits. You can also search for Discovery Education Streaming and Learn360 digital titles via the Media Catalog. The AIME newsletter is also available electronically as a PDF document. Click on...
EL002892121104 Mandt Training Jan. 11 & 12, 2011 Sioux City Sioux City Office EL002692121106 Mandt Recertification Jan. 13, 2011 Sioux City Sioux City Office EL004492121104 Autism Structured Teaching/TEACCH Training Workshop Jan. 18, 19, & 20, 2011 Sioux City Sioux City Office EC002492121101 Learning Centers: Planning for Early Childhood Classrooms Jan....
Guest column: Join the community conversation to improve our schools http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=201010300311 Hakuta: Fear of Bilingualism Is Part of U.S. Culture http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2010/10/hakuta_fear_of_bilingualism_is.html Outrage at banning spelling tests http://voices.washingtonpost.com/class-struggle/2010/10/murdering_spelling.html Schools integrate dance into core academics http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/11/17/12dance_ep.h30.html?tkn=OVXFl56A9Yt%2FAJiNQTL6zBWM4ttO4OiAe1k7&cmp=clp-edweek Want a teaching license? Does the camera love you? http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2010-11-02-teachers-license_N.htm Wellness Wednesday getting Phenix kids in...
If you have any questions, issues and/or suggestions regarding student learning or school needs, please feel free to contact your AEA building contacts; Liz Determan, communications coordinator, at 800/352-9040; or any of the following AEA leaders: Tim Grieves, Chief Administrator 712/222-6001 or 712/722-4378 tgrieves@nwaea.k12.ia.us Cindy Baird, Region C Facilitator 712/222-6021...