Michael Fullan: Coherence aligns the right drivers in action for school districts Educational leaders Michael Fullan and Joanne Quinn wrote a book titled, Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts and Systems. Their book gives excellent direction on how to move a school system forward instead of trying...
Pictured right is Lily with Nancy Brommer of Northwest AEA. When a child is born prematurely, parents typically have many questions about how an early birth will affect the newborn. Will the child be delayed in communication skills, socially or physically? If a child is born at 32 weeks or...
To find all professional development opportunities at Northwest AEA, please go to the website and click on "Classes" at the top of the homepage. Resilience Screening & Discussion December 4, 2017, 6:00 PM Location: NWAEA - Sioux City Register here. https://staffdev.aea4.k12.ia.us/4DCGI/WK023692121801INV&* Classroom Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)...
The more negative life experiences a youth experiences, called Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), the more likely they are to experience physical and behavioral health problems. It is important for all individuals to understand the impact of adverse childhood experiences and what can be done to interrupt the negative effects so...
A two-day autism training featuring classroom strategies will be held on Dec. 5-6 at Northwest AEA in Sioux City from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
Most teachers welcome sites that provide lesson plans, project ideas and resources that can be used in the classroom. The website, Teachers Pay Teachers is a testimonial to that. Pinterest is also a popular site where teachers find ideas that can be used in the classroom. Did you know that...
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If you are a teacher who needs extra services for a child or strategies for enhanced classroom teaching, check out the attached Northwest AEA Directory of Services. The directory is sorted by topics with contact information for AEA staff persons. We are ready to assist!
If you have any questions, issues and/or suggestions regarding student learning or school needs, please feel free to contact your AEA building contact; Liz Determan, communications coordinator, at 800/352-9040, ext. 6003; or any of the following AEA leaders: Dr. Tim Grieves, Chief Administrator 712/222-6001 or 712/722-4378 tgrieves@nwaea.org Cindy Baird, Region...