Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 10.17.17

The Iowa Department of Education has purchased an "Objectives for Development and Learning" book for each Iowa school district. The books have been shipped to Prairie Lakes AEA and will be distributed by Shelley Conover and Marcie Lentsch on visits to local schools. This will also be an opportunity to...
Are you looking for a research-based approach to a comprehensible classroom? Do you want students to spontaneously create language to authentically communicate? Do you want to learn how students can use authentic resources and be engaged with native speakers? Are you interested in moving from a textbook-based classroom to an...
Do you know... Students taught by Beginning Teachers supported by an Induction Coach following a research-based mentoring model have three to five months more growth on standardized tests in reading and math than students taught by Beginning Teachers in traditional mentoring programs? The cost of recruiting, hiring, and training replacement...
Congratulations to Evan Abbey, project director, AEA Learning Online, who received the 2017 Iowa Technology and Education Connection (ITEC) State Technology Leadership Award during the ITEC Conference opening ceremonies held on Monday, Oct. 15, 2017. The conference is held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. Evan has been...
Almost 100 participants have already registered for the Prairie Lakes AEA Assistive Technology in EducationNov. 28 at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. The conference welcomes local and national speakers who will provide strategies and information about assistive technology in education. Topics include how to access academics (reading, math, and...
IowaSLI's RISE Student Leadership Conference will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Nov. 4 at the Waukee Innovation and Learning Center. Register now for free. Students, educators, and community members welcome. An innovative education conference, RISE provides a stage to the voice of our students with the support of...
Social Studies teachers from three AEAs, including Prairie Lakes AEA, are invited to come together for three days to build a curriculum using Open Education Resources (OER) to teach the new Iowa Social Studies Standards. The initial focus is seventh grade Global Issues. HOWEVER, this does NOT mean that you...
Alternate Assessment Learning on Oct. 26 in Storm Lake is cancelled.
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