Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 10.14.17

Support sessions facilitated by Early Learning Labs, creators of IGDIs, will be offered in Spencer on Nov 8, and Humboldt on Nov. 15. Planning on using IGDIs in an RTI-model? Learn best practices when it comes to screening, progress monitoring, and using data to drive instruction in your early childhood...
As you prepare to fully implement the Iowa Core Science Standards in 2018-19, the Science Overview for Principals may be a useful resource. Published by the Iowa DE, this two-page summary describes the instructional and conceptual shifts necessary to fully implement the Science Iowa Core. Area-wide science workshops on Module...
What picture have principals and instructional coaches painted for teachers this school year? Does the picture largely consist of instructional coach as a resource finder and relationship builder or as coach with teacher analyzing student learning and planning standards-based lessons ensuring that all students have access to grade-level content? Conversations...
Recently, ​some ​Iowa instructional coaches decided they ​wanted to develop​ an online learning community to discuss ideas and to share resources related to supporting classroom teachers as they strive to implement the new science standards, including the instructional shifts and new vision for science teaching and ​learning. ​​This online community...
Iowa Ag Today is now available to order online! The student magazine is designed to enhance science, social studies, and language arts lessons and encourage students to explore the connections between agriculture and their everyday lives. It is produced by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation and aligned to 4th grade...
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