Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 1.8.19

Better Together, a two-day workshop, focuses on the many ways science and literacy support one another in the elementary classroom. We know there never seems to be enough instructional time in a day, so this module provides multiple examples demonstrating how science and literacy standards can be achieved together. Day...
The PLAEA Physics Competition will be held Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Iowa Central Community College East Campus, Building #3, 2031 Quail Avenue, Fort Dodge. Teams can arrive beginning at 8 a.m. with competition commencing at 8:30 a.m. This is a qualifying event for the Iowa Physics Competition to be held...
Iowa Core Science: Just the Basics! Implementing the Iowa Core Science Standards/NGSS, Day 2 is planned from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 4 at the PLAEA office in Pocahontas. Click here for more details. This session is targeted at educators, coaches, and administrators that have not attended Iowa Core Science Modules...
Iowa’s AEAs have partnered with McREL to offer the Iowa Leadership Academy beginning in June. The Iowa School Leadership Academy will give school leadership teams in-depth strategies and guidance from McREL’s research- and evidence-based knowledge sets of Balanced Leadership, What Matters Most and Curiosity Works. School districts are encouraged to...
The Year 1 Statewide Elementary Social Studies PD is now available as a course through AEA PD Online. Outcomes for the training include: Identify and apply the structure of the new standards in my classroom Connect the instructional shifts of ELA and SS to the new standards Apply the inquiry...
Do you know a current or former high school physics teacher interested in creating inclusive classrooms and increasing the number of women in physics? Encourage them to apply now to become a STEP UP 4 Women Ambassador! Participants will attend an Ambassador Cohort Summit at the AAPT Summer 2019 meeting...
IPI Level I training is planned for March 26 at Gilbert Middle School. March 27 is open either for an additional IPI Level I or an IPI Technology training. Staff must have attended a Level I training before they can participate in the IPI Technology training. Contact Victoria Clemons for...
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