Welcome to Northwest AEA’s monthly newsletter and education blogs, resources and forums called, “Connections.” Last year, Northwest AEA embarked on the idea of moving to an electronic newsletter format and utilizing content-specific blogs, forums and resources based on feedback from educators across northwest Iowa. We hope you found relevance in...
Small changes can sometimes make all the difference in the lives of students. Northwest AEA occupational therapist Beth Tisher found this out firsthand last spring as she recommended small adjustments be made for a kindergarten student attending school in the Sioux City Community School District. The student was exhibiting behavioral...
Northwest AEA has developed a comprehensive list of programs and services (attached) to help educators in northwest Iowa understand the scope of offerings available. From Google training and bullying prevention and data collection to autism support—and dozens of services in between—Northwest AEA is your go-to resource. A more detailed AEA...
Use the Medianet Online Catalog to request items such as videos, DVDs, audio books, professional materials, boxed books and multimedia kits. You can also search for Discovery Education Streaming and Learn360 digital titles via the Media Catalog. The AIME newsletter is also available electronically as a PDF document. Click on...
To conduct your own search for professional development classes, go to the Northwest AEA Web site and click on "Professional Development Online Registration" here. EL002892121101 Mandt Training Aug. 31 & Sept. 1, 2010 Sioux City Sioux City Office SU000692121101 Substitute Authorization Sept. 1, 2 & 10, 2010 Sioux City Sioux...
The 2010-11 school year brings the second year of Northwest AEA's instructional coaching service model to schools in northwest Iowa. Northwest AEA introduced the service delivery model last year to address the requests of educators to have more time with respective AEA personnel. The model places AEA staff in school...
A school district that takes the isolation out of autism http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/02/education/02winerip.html?pagewanted=2&_r=2&ref=education McREL report identifies what matters most to change the odds for student success http://www.educationnews.org/ed_reports/education_organizations/96925.html One-third of teens with ADHD delay high school degree or drop out http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2010-07-31-adhd-students_N.htm Study suggests intervention for overcoming reading-comprehension difficulties in children http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2010/08/study-suggests-intervention-for.html Freshman House...
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; or any of the following AEA leaders: Tim Grieves, Chief Administrator 712/222-6001 or 712/722-4378 tgrieves@nwaea.k12.ia.us Cindy Baird, Region C Facilitator 712/222-6021...