February is known as a month to show you care about those close to you, especially on Valentine's Day. The timing was perfect for our featured "Making a Difference" story this month about a boy from Ar-We-Va Community School District whose wish to ride a bike came true because of...
Do you remember the first time you experienced the sense of accomplishment and independence after pedaling a bike on your own, without training wheels and a hand assisting on the seat? That's what it must have felt like for first-grader Gavin Jacobsen of Westside, Iowa, when he recently took his...
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...
EL002692121107 Mandt Recertification Feb. 2, 2011 Sioux City Sioux City Office LA018860391101 KU - Sentence Writing Strategy Feb. 5 & 19, 2011 Sioux City West High TE070760301104 Smartboard - Introduction Feb. 5 & 12, 2011 Sioux Center Sioux Center High WK001692121101 Every Child Reads: Ages 3 through 5 Feb. 8,...
Make plans to attend this year's Centering on Centers Conference at the Sioux City Convention Center on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11-12. The theme, "Put a Song in Your Heart, a Smile on Your Face," will feature Dr. Jean Feldman, an educator for over 40 years. Dr. Jean inspires teachers...
Save the date for "Broadening Our Horizons: Living, Learning, and Working Beyond High School." A conference about supports and services available for students with disabilities who transition from high school will be held on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center in Sioux City. This is...
What's new in high school? Stress reduction 101 http://www.npr.org/2011/01/03/132630439/whats-new-in-high-school-stress-reduction-101 How schools can engage their community http://www.asbj.com/MainMenuCategory/Archive/2011/January/How-Schools-Can-Engage-Their-Community.aspx More schools embracing iPad as learning tool http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/05/education/05tablets.html?_r=1&src=twt&twt=nytimes How technology will and won't change schools by 2020 http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/guest-bloggers/how-technology-will-and-wont-c.html Study tying vaccine to autism was fraud, report says http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40930256/ns/health-mental_health/?GT1=43001 Edmodo provides free, secure social networking...
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...