Introducing AEA PD Online!

For the first time, all of the AEAs are putting their online courses in one place. The result is AEA PD Online, and it is up and running, available for registration. Educators across the state have taken advantage of online courses. Online courses fit better in busy schedules, as instructors...
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A rare perfect score tops one of two AEA math bees

(Winning Denison Middle Team B is attached to article.) SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 20, 2011)—This year’s eighth-grade math contest at Northwest AEA attracted over 250 students on 57 teams at two separate events, and one rare perfect score by Ryan Reis of Denison Middle. The 36-school-district territory of Northwest AEA...
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Gang awareness workshop to be held on June 6 in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 15, 2011)—Jeff Brownlee of the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department will keynote a gang awareness workshop on Monday, June 6 at Briar Cliff University. He will be joined by the Sioux City Gang Task Force to educate law enforcement, parents, educators and service providers about gang...
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Learn how to be an online teacher

Online Learning for Iowa Educators (OLLIE) is an AEA initiative designed to give educators the skills necessary to teach online. This 5-course sequence helps educators understand how to design online content, work in online technologies, facilitate an online classroom, and give feedback and assessment in an online space. Finishing its...
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DE to hold Title I updates at Northwest AEA

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 14, 2011)—The Iowa Department of Education will hold Title I updates for Title I teachers/coordinators, principals and superintendents on May 5 at Northwest AEA. A morning session will be held in Sioux City at Northwest AEA from 8:30-11:30 and an afternoon session will be held from...
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FREE showing of Temple Grandin in honor of Autism Awareness Month

Join us for a FREE showing of the movie Temple Grandin —Winner of 7 Emmy Awards! In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, the Autism Society – Siouxland Chapter is sponsoring this free showing that is open to the public. This film is rated PG. Sunday, April 17th, 1p.m. At the...
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Sixth-graders make it count at math contest

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 11, 2011)—Grant Beahler from Sheldon Middle School Team 1 recently placed first individually and led his team to a championship at this year’s sixth grade math contest sponsored by Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) in Sioux Center. Twenty-five teams, including 121 students, participated in the annual...
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Seventh-grade math contestants shine

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 11, 2011)—This year’s seventh-grade math contest at Northwest AEA attracted 270 students on 56 teams at two separate events. The 36-school-district territory of Northwest AEA is split into a southern and northern region for the math event for ease of student transportation and accommodations. Each team...
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National History Day winners move onto state competition

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 11, 2011)— This year’s regional National History Day invited northwest Iowa students to research topics related to the theme, “Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.” The annual event was recently held at Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) in Sioux City where 227 students participated....
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Northwest AEA announces winners of the sixth grade math contest in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 31, 2011)—Peter Kochevar from East Middle placed first individually, while Sergeant Bluff-Luton Team B won the team championship in this year’s sixth grade math contest sponsored by Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) in Sioux City. Thirty-two teams, including 157 students, participated in the annual event held...
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