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.

Fostering Tech Talent in Schools
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/01/technology/microsoft-sends-engineers-to-schools-to-encourage-the-next-generation.html?_r=1&ref=education

School districts struggle with tougher exam
http://globegazette.com/news/local/school-districts-struggle-with-tougher-exam/article_9002c8c8-0aca-11e2-99dd-0019bb2963f4.html

Educators Craft Own Math E-Books for Common Core
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/09/26/05utah.h32.html?tkn=SQMFS59kBU22KKkRrd%2FdNcl2sxzgVib4Mw9b&cmp=clp-edweek

School lunch - A problem that goes beyond the cafeteria?
http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/1899430.html

Engineering Good Math Tests
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/10/03/06burkhardt.h32.html?tkn=WTOFJ6xjinoyM6BBw1BUuskmalCVVBBXrnse&cmp=clp-edweek

Schools Falter at Keeping ELL Families in the Loop
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/10/03/06translation_ep.h32.html?tkn=OXPFCDLJ85nBRbG0wxXmcA32k2NZ5RtDnaXs&cmp=clp-edweek

Studies Link Students' Boredom to Stress
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/10/10/07boredom_ep.h32.html?tkn=RXSFdHpPjtdtiIlhCNhDKfLZ220d209tgcQq&cmp=clp-edweek

Reading Group Issues Guidance for Common Core
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/10/ira_issues_guidance_on_common.html

Civic Education Found Lacking in Most States
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/10/civic_education_assessments_fo.html

5 Key Strategies for Teaching Beginning ELLs
http://edge.ascd.org/_5-Key-Strategies-for-Teaching-Beginning-ELLs/blog/6394145/127586.html

Are You Tech-Ready for the Common Core?
http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2012/10/17/01readiness.h06.html?tkn=OSVF%2BfDy%2BxESnNurWI2VZe0sFGzOjkFwppbZ&cmp=clp-edweek

Programs aim to hone Iowa kids' skills in tech fields
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20121016/NEWS02/310160047/Programs-aim-to-hone-Iowa-kids-skills-in-tech-fields?Frontpage&nclick_check=1

Rethinking School for Poor Communities
http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_ahead/2012/10/a_future_and_a_hope_rethinking_school_for_poor_communities.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Releasing geniuses from their straightjackets
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Education/Tricia-Kellehers-Blog/Releasing-geniuses-from-their-straightjackets-15102012.htm

Bandwidth Demands Rise as Schools Move to Common Core
http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2012/10/17/01bandwidth.h06.html?cmp=SOC-SHR-TW

One Day Can Change a Life: Workforce Development and STEM Education Critical to Energy Future
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-holt/one-day-can-change-a-life_b_1967210.html?utm_hp_ref=education

Blended Learning Models Generating Lessons Learned
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/10/24/09el-overview.h32.html?tkn=XQVFzfl%2F%2BH5wzfZKHrGV9IPu63oEz4enm4WE&cmp=clp-edweek&intc=EW-BL1012-EWH

Schools Can Be the Difference in Preventing Suicide
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/10/24/09lafleur.h32.html?tkn=SXWFjLxWvcTG3WHy4gLXkbfmn%2FI1XJJ8PCwj&cmp=clp-edweek

Family Math Carnival in Shenandoah
http://kmaland.com/07109_FAMILY_MATH_NIGHT_IN_KMALAND_154220.asp

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.