Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 4.14.20

These learning sessions are designed to help prepare and implement virtual learning sessions. This class is for classroom teachers, principals, PLAEA staff, and anyone who would like to learn strategies to keep students engaged in learning through virtual platforms. Click this link to register for the session of your choice....
During this time away from the traditional classroom, PLAEA is moving up the dates of an online class for paraeducators and there are two sections available: an 8-week fast track and a 14-week "regular" pace. The content and expectations are the same for both sections. The content focus is on...
Are your students still counting on their fingers past third grade? Is this a constant concern in your school? If so, consider joining a cohort of Prairie Lakes AEA elementary teachers (K-3) to learn more about Fact Fluency in 2020-21. This professional learning stresses the need for coherence of beliefs,...
AEA Learning Online has created a new website to pull together the resources offered for Continuous Learning during COVID. That can be found at http://covid.aealearningonline.org. While there is quite a bit on the site already, we will be adding later this week additional resources for districts in areas such as:...
An online book study class will begin April on Dispelling Misconceptions about ELLs: Research Based Ways to Improve Instruction by Barbara Gottschalk. See more information and register for 1 license renewal credit or as a participant only at https://bit.ly/dispellmiscon. It is course #189652 and section #283094. This is appropriate for...
PLAEA is offering a summer learning course: Strategies for Preparing Students to be College and Career Ready for K-12 educators. This is an opportunity for earning license renewal credit while using the lens of college and career ready to enhance student learning by explicitly embedding college and career readiness skills...
Introduction to Next Step in Guided Reading will be offered completely online. Start date is July 13, implementation expected when school starts this fall. Register here online - Course 282751. All participants need the book: Next Step Forward in Guided Reading Once participants register in the class (either as for...
While these two webinar recordings were released by English Learner portal, they contain two great ways to approach online learning for ALL of our students. No matter the subject, no matter the grade, no matter if it is required or voluntary in your district, Active Listening Guides and Total Physical...
Teacher leaders who are responsible for providing professional learning play a significant part in improving teaching and learning. As leadership teams are considering professional learning for the next school year, consider using Principles for High-Quality, Standards Aligned Professional Learning as a guide. The three principles described in the article are...
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