Warmer temperatures, vanishing snow piles, and more daylight all signal that spring is nearly here. Before you know it, the 2020-21 school year will come to a close. We have a fantastic two-day summer learning conference coming up on June 16 & 17. Jonathan Mooney and Alex Kajitani are the...
Have you had a chance to use Pear Deck this school year? If not, no worries! Check out some of the great ideas shared at Pear Deck’s Pear Fair Virtual Professional Development Event from February 20th. You can access the resources here: https://www.peardeck.com/pear-fair Please reach out to your instructional technology...
It’s that time of year in the field of education where everything just feels harder. The groundhog was right and the cold is definitely sticking around, the kids are getting antsy, we’re tired and the snow days are piling up. Now is not the time to take on complicated endeavors....
Children do more than grow, they develop. They change both qualitatively and quantitatively over time to become themselves. More factors play a role in this development than we can possibly conceive of or measure, but some play a larger role than others. During this on-demand webinar, Dr. Steve Dykstra, a...
Implementation of a Multi-Tiered System of Supports is a worthwhile process that requires thought and planning. Not only does a school/district leadership team need to consider the infrastructure, leadership, and data needed to support successful implementation, leadership teams also need to consider the Active Implementation Formula highlighted by the National...
Iowa's AEA Well-being Team has created calming coloring books for middle school-aged children. It's part of a campaign to promote a new well-being and mental health website for Iowans created by the AEAs at www.IowaAEAMentalHealth.org. If you would like to order some for your classroom, please fill this form out....
The Power of Positivity “You got this!” “I believe in you!” “I’m here for you.” Just reading these statements makes me smile. Take a moment to think about a time in your life when someone's words uplifted you and gave you peace and comfort. I’m guessing this may take you...
Collaborative Service Delivery Model in Speech Support Services What is a collaborative service delivery model? A collaborative service delivery model is when a service provider such as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and a special education teacher work together to provide specially designed instruction to students in an inclusive classroom setting....
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