Iowa Department of Health releases brain injury guide

Please visit the Advisory Council on Brain Injuries website (http://www.idph.state.ia.us/acbi/HRSAGrant.aspx) to access the Brain Injury Quick Guide for Schools. Please scroll down the page to Pediatric TBI & Schools. This Guide is a product of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Brain Injuries, the Iowa Department of Public Health, Grant Wood...
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Northwest AEA offers class to become short-term substitute teacher

Northwest AEA offers class to become short-term substitute teacher AEA is approved provider for state-recognized certification program SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 20, 2013)— Northwest AEA is an approved provider for several state-recognized certification programs that support school activities. One of these programs is substitute authorization. The substitute authorization allows an...
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Iowa AEAs 'Impacting Lives' newsletter

In the latest Impacting Lives update, hear from parents and teachers about how the AEAs have improved student outcomes. http://aeas4iowa.wordpress.com/ Milestones Meaningful to This Mom Success for LuCasey: A Family’s Journey North Union Learners Benefit from Prairie Lakes AEA Transition Grant People Who Make A Difference: Hearing Teachers
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Camp High Hopes accepting registrations

From Camp High Hopes: Dear Professional: As a professional and advocate that works to support the special needs of students with disabilities, we would like inform you of a new and enriching opportunity for those students. Camp High Hopes, a modern and fully accessible facility located in Sioux City started...
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Register for March 13 ELL networking day

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 12, 2013)—Registrations are being accepted for the March 13 English Language Learners Face-to-Face Networking Day to be held at Northwest Area Education Agency in Sioux City. Topics will include technology, Iowa AEA Online resources, media resources, sharing of strategies or lessons, and district ELL plan updates....
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Northwest AEA/school success: Le Mars sixth-graders explore rocket science

Mr. Cory Isebrand's sixth-grade science class at Le Mars Community Middle School has been supplementing an Astronomy unit with a rocket launch project for about three years to better align with the Iowa Core. Despite the belief that students simply complete assignments to get a good grade, Mr. Isebrand's students...
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Introduction to Scratch in Education - Free Summer Course from UNI

The computer science department at the University of Northern Iowa is pleased to announce that we will once again be offering FREE professional development opportunities during the summer of 2013. The CS4HS program is sponsored through a generous ongoing contribution from Google. Introduction to Scratch in Education – 1 cr....
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Love and Logic training available to school districts and parents

Love and Logic is a philosophy of raising and teaching children which allows adults to be happier, empowered, and more skilled in the interactions with children. Love allows children to grow through their mistakes. Logic allows children to live with the consequences of their choices. Love and Logic is a...
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ELL networking day planned on March 13

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 29, 2013)—English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers, general education teachers, administrators, instructional coaches and strategists are invited to attend an "ELL Face-to-Face Networking Day" on March 13 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Northwest AEA in Sioux City. Topics will include technology, Iowa AEA...
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Concept-based curriculum and instruction presentation planned for April

Northwest Iowa Leadership Academy is please to have Dr. Lynn Erickson and Dr. Lois Lanning on April 9 and 10 at Western Iowa Tech in Cherokee presenting, "Concept-based Curriculum and Instruction: What, Why and How." Attached is a flyer with more information. Please register at http://bit.ly/VLU8Zf
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