SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 4, 2009)—A video that promotes the use of technology in U.S. classrooms to build 21st Century skills is being utilized to create awareness of the need for the Iowa Core Curriculum. The video was written and produced by B. Nesbitt and has been viewed nearly half a million times.
The video can be found on You Tube at <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8&feature=related>.
With offices in Sioux City, Sioux Center, Cherokee, Denison, Battle Creek, Le Mars and Onawa, Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) works in partnership with public and accredited private schools in a 10-county area of northwest Iowa to assure that all children reach their full potential. The AEA provides special education support services, media and technology services, a variety of instructional services, professional development and leadership to promote school improvement. The Iowa General Assembly created the state’s AEA system in 1975. It is widely regarded as one of the finest in the country. For more information about Northwest AEA, visit www.nwaea.k12.ia.us.