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 Probably Affecting Students
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/09/gallup-education-report_n_5119966.html?utm_hp_ref=education&ir=Education&utm_hp_ref=education

The Countries Where Kids Are Terrified of Math
http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/04/the-countries-where-kids-are-terrified-of-math/360102/

Math Group Releases Guidance on Common-Core Teaching Practices
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2014/04/math_group_releases_guidance_o.html

Museums Step Up as Resource for New Science Standards
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/04/11/28museums.h33.html

Iowa's Own Makes it as a Digital Innovator
http://www.iptv.org/classroom/story.cfm/story/11671/ed_20140408_iowas_own_makes_it_as_digital

Helping Children with Autism: Jaxon’s story
http://aeas4iowa.wordpress.com/2014/04/02/helping-children-with-autism-jaxons-story/

Andrew’s Awakening: AEA/School Team Help Boy Learn Positive Communication
http://aeas4iowa.wordpress.com/2014/04/10/andrews-awakening-aeaschool-team-help-boy-learn-positive-communication/

Parent & Principal Tweets Thank You Message for Son’s AEA Services
http://aeas4iowa.wordpress.com/2014/04/10/parent-principal-tweets-thank-you-message-for-sons-aea-services/

Modified toy cars give special-needs Iowa kids mobility
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2014/04/12/modified-toy-cars-give-special-needs-iowa-kids-mobility-go-baby-go-west-des-moines/

Interest in Bilingual-Instruction Programs Growing, Despite Scrutiny
http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2014/04/interest_in_bilingual_instruction_growing_despite_scrutiny.html

Helping students create a positive online presence
http://thegazette.com/subject/news/education/helping-students-create-a-positive-online-presence-20140412

A Scientific Experiment: Field Trips Just For Teachers
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/scientific-experiment-field-trips-just-teachers

Early Screening is Vital to Children and their Families
http://www.ed.gov/blog/2014/04/early-screening-is-vital-to-children-and-their-families/

Does high school stress have to be a bad thing?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/does-high-school-stress-have-to-be-a-bad-thing/2014/04/26/a824534c-cc00-11e3-93eb-6c0037dde2ad_story.html

Program helps children who don’t speak much find voices
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/life/living-well/2014/04/28/language-delays-children-speech-therapy-hanen-childserve/8173195/