Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

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A Zoom series of case studies from the book "Case Studies on Diversity and Social Justice Education" by Paul Gorski and Seema Pothini will begin Oct. 8. This series is intended to help educators use the case study method to analyze and reflect upon a variety of real cases at...
Prairie Lakes AEA has scheduled Substitute Authorization. These classes will be held virtually using Zoom each day. You will need a computer with a camera and microphone to participate in the class. You will be given a video link for each day of class to connect with the session. There...
Do you serve English learners who struggle to decode text at grade level? Decoding is an essential skill because it is the foundation upon which all other reading is built. This training will offer practice methods to help non-English readers accelerate their literacy in the target language. Learn strategies that...
Registration is still open for the Oct. 12 Suicide Risk Assessment Workshop. Click here to learn more about this virtual offering.
A Youth Mental Health First Aid training is planned for Oct. 1, and there is still spots open! (The next training is planned until Dec. 8.) All trainings will be held virtually. Click here to register and learn more.
Go to definedlearning.com, then use the Google single-sign on with your school email address to sign in. Then check out this performance task geared for seventh graders, with this driving question: How can we create a classroom environment that keeps everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic? A school district is...
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The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council and Kemin Industries are accepting nominations for the seventh annual Iowa STEM Teacher Award. Know an outstanding STEM educator? Nominate them today. If selected as a recipient, they could receive $1,500 for their classroom and $1,500 for themselves. This is a great way to...
Northwest STEM and Iowa Lakes Community College are proud to be hosting the third annual (first virtual), Advanced Manufacturing Virtual STEM Festival during the month of October! This festival is open to any students in grades 5-8 in the following counties: Buena Vista, Calhoun, Carroll, Cherokee, Clay, Crawford, Dickinson, Emmet,...
Prairie Lakes AEA has teamed up with MackinVIA to bring area teachers and staff an impressive list of professional book titles in both ebook and audiobook formats. Right now, there are 123 ebooks and 21 audiobooks, titles such as The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman; Culturize by...
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