Note: The articles compiled in this newsletter come from independent media sources who are solely responsible for their content. Northwest AEA staff did not participate in writing any of these articles and Northwest AEA does not necessarily endorse the content of the articles.

Iowa education director touts ideas for state education reform
http://www.ktiv.com/story/19981882/education-reform-talked-about-at-morningside-college-jason-glass-iowa

Technology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/01/education/technology-is-changing-how-students-learn-teachers-say.html?ref=education

Classroom Management: Suspension Prevention
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/10/31/10management_ep.h32.html?tkn=TPQF1NvbcUlv6IZWR0ucVkzAR%2BIdxC%2FElicN&cmp=clp-edweek

The Brain Trainers
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/education/edlife/a-new-kind-of-tutoring-aims-to-make-students-smarter.html?ref=education&_r=0

Schools Are Using Social Networking to Involve Parents
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/11/07/11digitalparent_ep.h32.html?tkn=YWQFjfaE6tdlJHqgL6PJ1qxo1oxUN8VmYvgN&cmp=clp-edweek

12 Things Kids Want from Their Teachers
http://www.angelamaiers.com/2012/02/12-things-kids-want-from-their-teachers.html

The education world is changing very fast
http://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/551990/The-education-world-is-changing-very-fast.html?nav=5089

Inclusion: A Great Idea That Doesn’t Always Work
http://www.care2.com/causes/inclusion-a-great-idea-that-doesnt-always-work.html

Will Adding Arts to STEM Improve Education and Innovation?
http://www.educationnews.org/technology/will-adding-arts-to-stem-improve-education-and-innovation/

Why Teachers Quit: It's the Principal, Stupid
http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2012/11/why_teachers_quit_its_the_principals_stupid.html

Iowa View: Communications technology drives education revolution
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20121116/OPINION01/311160026/-1/SPORTS12/Iowa-View-Communications-technology-drives-education-revolution

Iowa looking to close its education gap
http://thegazette.com/2012/11/14/iowa-looking-to-improve-its-education-gap/

Developing a comprehensive digital strategy
http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2012/11/developing-comprehensive-digital.html

Raising kids alone
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20121118/NEWS/311180014/Family-structure-ComplexSolo-parent-can-need-economic-lifeline-?nclick_check=1

Mastery-Based Assessment Builds Accountability
http://www.edutopia.org/stw-college-career-stem-assessment

Addressing Bullying: Schoolwide Solutions
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/11/14/12yetter.h32.html?tkn=VLXFow7nFkgNBmaRq4%2BrjODfxChZKbuSlU1h&cmp=clp-edweek

Iowa bullying summit attendees urged to be ‘upstanders’
http://thegazette.com/2012/11/28/iowa-bullying-summit-attendees-urged-to-be-upstanders/