Welcome to Northwest AEA’s monthly newsletter and education blogs, resources and forums called “Connections.” The purpose of the Northwest AEA Connections newsletter, blogs, forums and resources is to connect educators, parents and school administrators with one another by sharing news, best practices, resources, professional development opportunities and success stories. A...
School can be very frustrating when you are unable to read proficiently. Heather Cary, a level three special education teacher at Denison Community School District, knows this very well. She devotes much of her time each day trying to engage students who have learning difficulties. You can imagine how thrilled...
Which of the six Outcomes do you feel is most influential for the implementation of the Iowa Core Curriculum and why: Outcome 1 - Leadership: School leaders build and sustain system capacity to implement the Iowa Core Curriculum Outcome 2 – Community: Community members and other supporting agencies work together...
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...
The Iowa Educators Consortium (IEC) has just put the finishing touches on their catalog of services and vendors for 2010. The catalog consists of flyers showcasing all the contracts and vendors by service category (Athletics & PE, Buildings & Grounds, Media & Technology, etc.) and can be accessed online by...
EL004492121101 Autism Structured Teaching/TEACCH Training Workshop June 7, 8, & 9, 2010 Sioux City Sioux City Office AD012436001101 Baseball and Softball from T-ball to High School June 23 & 24, 2010 Le Mars Le Mars High EC000492121002 Creative Curriculum for Preschool Feb. 4, 18, 25, Mar. 4 & 8, 2010...
Focus on instruction turns around Chicago schools http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/06/16turnaround_ep.h29.html?tkn=MUMFSHx1fLyCNtI37qjQkiz8l2vqBj1N0fvQ Obama unveils projects to bolster STEM teaching http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/07/18stem_ep.h29.html?tkn=XQXFF8hStStTBD3ctYIRmD8zx88xYLtLY5Ky Reading aloud to teens gains favor among teachers http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/01/06/16read_ep.h29.html?tkn=UN[Fx3bLjkKLdQye5ls2RalA9K576xX0pBAu Assistive technology effective in special education, study says http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2010/01/assistive_technology_effective.html Public school enrollment falls for 13th straight year http://www.radioiowa.com/2010/01/08/public-school-enrollment-falls-for-13th-straight-year/ Iowa could create world-class schools http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20100111/OPINION03/1110307/-1/SPORTS09/Iowa-could-create-world-class-schools Teaching...
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...