As we round out another school year, it is a great time to reflect on all of the successes you have experienced in your educational role. It’s important to not lose sight of the little triumphs, as well as the big achievements. It is oftentimes the littlest accomplishments that make...
Written and submitted by Jessica Todd, 4th Grade Teacher, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn CSD with a photo of children performing a close reading exercise about Laura Ingalls Wilder. They are making "tracks” on the article. Looking back on grade school social studies brings memories of round robin textbook reading and corresponding worksheets. It...
The new and improved AEA Media Catalog is ready and waiting for you! The online reservation system allows you to check out instructional resources located at Prairie Lakes AEA in Pocahontas, as well as from the Sioux City and Sioux Center locations of Northwest AEA, in a single search. The...
To learn more about professional development opportunities, go to the Northwest AEA website. AD013392121402 Assessing Academic Rigor May 15, 16, June 2 & 27, 2014 Sioux City Sioux City Office EC007492121401 Creative Curriculum Daily Schedule May 23, 2014 Sioux Center Sioux Center Office EC002892121404 Creative Curriculum for Preschool Overview May...
The 7th Annual Technology Integration & Instruction for the 21st Century Learner (TICL) Conference will be held in Storm Lake at Buena Vista University on June 16-18. An exciting and informative conference is planned for 2014. Keynote speakers, Kathy Schrock and Michael Gorman, including Featured AT Presenter Dan Herlihy, will...
The 2014 Our Kids Summer Institute will provide participants with the opportunity to network with other educators and to engage in professional learning around High Yield Practices for working with English Language Learners. The Our Kids Summer Institute is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education, Heartland AEA, Prairie Lakes...
Please see the attached flyer for more information about self-paced courses offered by AEA PD Online. For more AEA PD Online updates, go to www.aeapdonline.org/ or www.aeak12online.org for updates or click on the direct article links below. For real time updates, follow AEA PD Online on Twitter @aeapdonline or on...
Northwest AEA will hold an ELL Networking Day on Sept. 8 in Sioux City from 9 am to 3 pm in Rooms C and D. More details to follow. Focus will be on an I-ELDA Data Dig.
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. American Teachers Feel Really Stressed, And It's...
If you are a teacher who needs extra services for a child or strategies for enhanced classroom teaching, check out the attached Northwest AEA Directory of Services. The directory is sorted by topics with contact information for AEA staff persons. We are ready to assist!
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, ext. 6003; or any of the following AEA leaders: Dr. Tim Grieves, Chief Administrator 712/222-6001 or 712/722-4378 tgrieves@nwaea.org Cindy Baird, Region...