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New Iowa science standards released to State Board of Ed
http://www.mariontoday.org/times/article.php?id=4334

Iowa Education Board adopts new science standards
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/education/2015/08/06/iowa-board-education-adopts-science-standards/31225173/

5 Big Ideas That Don't Work in Education
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/5-big-ideas-dont-work-education#stream/0

A principal’s perspective on intensive summer reading programs
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2015/08/13/principal-s-perspective-intensive-summer-reading-programs

20 Tips for Creating a Safe Learning Environment
http://www.edutopia.org//blog/20-tips-create-safe-learning-environment-rebecca-alber?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow&utm_campaign=RSS

9 Mistakes New Teachers Make
http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2015/08/04/9-mistakes-new-teachers-make.html?cmp=soc-edit-tw

Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2
http://www.edutopia.org/ipad-apps-early-elementary-resources?utm_content=rr&utm_campaign=/ipad-apps-early-elementary-resources&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow&utm_term=link

100 fiction books all children should read before leaving primary school – according to teachers
https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/100-fiction-books-all-children-should-read-leaving-primary-school-%E2%80%93

Fact, Feeling, and Argument: Helping Students Tell the Difference
http://www.edutopia.org/discussion/fact-feeling-and-argument-helping-students-tell-difference?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=081915%20enews%20ibl%20ngm%20A&utm_content=&utm_term=communhed&spMailingID=12166634&spUserID=MjcyNzg2MzAyOTIS1&spJobID=601305544&spReportId=NjAxMzA1NTQ0S0

Inquiry-Based Learning in the Science Classroom
http://www.edutopia.org/practice/inquiry-based-learning-science-classroom?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=081915%20enews%20ibl%20ngm%20A&utm_content=&utm_term=vidspotlighthed1&spMailingID=12166634&spUserID=MjcyNzg2MzAyOTIS1&spJobID=601305544&spReportId=NjAxMzA1NTQ0S0

Fostering Student Questions: Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/strategies-for-inquiry-based-learning-john-mccarthy?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=081915%20enews%20ibl%20ngm%20A&utm_content=&utm_term=fea2hed&spMailingID=12166634&spUserID=MjcyNzg2MzAyOTIS1&spJobID=601305544&spReportId=NjAxMzA1NTQ0S0

Start the School Year by "Awakening Your Dreamers"
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/start-school-year-awakening-your-dreamers-suzie-boss?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=081915%20enews%20ibl%20ngm%20A&utm_content=&utm_term=fea1hed&spMailingID=12166634&spUserID=MjcyNzg2MzAyOTIS1&spJobID=601305544&spReportId=NjAxMzA1NTQ0S0

For Kids, Back to School Season is a Headache — Literally 
http://www.educationnews.org/k-12-schools/for-kids-back-to-school-season-is-a-headache-literally/

Healthy Habits Take Root: Farm to School in Iowa
http://www.kmaland.com/news/healthy-habits-take-root-farm-to-school-in-iowa/article_6a809a3e-450b-11e5-831a-efc359468511.html