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.

‘Response to Intervention’ plan can help kids catch up
http://www.tennessean.com/story/life/2014/12/02/response-intervention-plan-can-help-kids-catch/19624401/

CEOs Say Employees Need STEM Training
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2014/12/ceos_say_employees_need_stem_t.html

Mentally ill kids need state help, families say
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/government/2014/12/03/mental-health-kids/19853157/

Finding His Step… Aiden’s Story
http://www.iowaaea.org/impacting-lives/?finding_his_step_aidens_story&show=news&newsID=19416

Kaldenberg shares Grant Wood AEA’s Online Resources with students at Solon
http://www.iowaaea.org/impacting-lives/?kaldenberg_shares_grant_wood_aeas_online_resources_with_students_at_solon&show=news&newsID=19432

Biz Buzz: Iowa schools bring coding into the classroom
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/business/biz-buzz/2014/12/08/biz-buzz-coding-classroom/20113611/

Teacher of the Year shares her definition of education
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/videos/news/local/des-moines/2014/12/05/19978343/

This Is What a Student-Designed School Looks Like
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/this-is-what-a-student-designed-school-looks-like/

Color-blind students confront a segregated world
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/life/2014/12/11/studaent-diversity-color-blind-segrated/20221289/

Iowa first state to set up ‘infrastructure’ for STEM mentors
http://www.radioiowa.com/2014/11/29/iowa-first-state-to-set-up-infrastructure-for-stemconnectors/