Northwest AEA will host the First Annual Summer Learning Conference on June 24-25 at Briar Cliff University! This conference will feature keynote speaker Johnathan Mooney, author of the book Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines. Alex Kajitani, the Rappin' Mathematician, will also be a featured...
Defined Learning provides teachers with the educational and assessment tools needed to implement high-quality PBL. Interested in learning more? Download these free white papers and articles by K-12 educators and get the latest research and best-practices on driving 21st-century outcomes for all students using Defined Learning. If you would like...
Have you heard of the Good Behavior Game? The Good Behavior Game is a classroom management strategy based on "social learning principles that are designed to improve academic instruction by reducing students’ aggressive, disruptive, and off-task behavior” (Domitrovich et al., 2010). Original research was completed by Barrish, Saunders, and Wolf...
Improving Mental Health Through Acts of Kindness There are many scientifically proven benefits of being kind. Showing kindness promotes an increase in life satisfaction, positive mood, and is associated with a decrease in social avoidance and feelings of depression. Easy to understand and reinforce, as the website, Random Acts of...
Leading and coaching at home through PSP The following article describes the Primary Service Provider (PSP) model. Northwest AEA implements the model in providing services to the Early ACCESS families (Part C). The following article was featured in the March issue of the ASHA Leader magazine. It is a monthly...
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Northwest AEA staff provide resources, tips, suggestions, ideas, news, and more from their respective fields to help educators succeed in their quest to teach. A list of 22 blogs can be found here.