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Saturday Snippets: What About Labs?

This week's Saturday Snippet is all about labs! Amber and Laura share information on science in a blended learning environment.
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2021/01/saturday-snippets-what-about-labs

Pear Deck Course & Resources

All teachers and students in Grant Wood AEA now have access to Pear Deck! Resources and professional learning available.
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2021/01/pear-deck-course-resources

Updated Digital Posters and Bookmarks

Grant Wood Area Education Agency’s Media Center is pleased to share digital posters and bookmarks that are updated with our newest online resources.
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2021/01/updated-digital-posters-and-bookmarks

Nonfiction for Educators seeking professional or personal growth

The EBSCO and GALE databases provide anytime/anywhere access to all of the journal titles that used to be in the media center!
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2021/01/nonfiction-educators-seeking-professional-or-personal-growth

FOSS Remote Learning Materials Support

If teachers would like their FOSS unit from the VAST center to be packed with extra supplies to support student packets for remote learners, they can make this request using the surveys below
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2021/01/foss-remote-learning-materials-support

Statewide Computer Science Teacher Workforce Grant Awarded to GWAEA

On December 15th, Governor Reynolds announced statewide recipients of this funding, including $467,000 to support high school computer science across the state thanks to efforts from Grant Wood AEA’s team as well as the other eight AEAs.
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2021/01/statewide-computer-science-teacher-workforce-grant-awarded-gwaea

GWAEA PRIDE: Mental Health Pilots

Grant Wood Area Education Agency’s Chief Administrator John Speer with Kris Donnelly, executive director of teaching and learning, presented at this year's virtual AESA conference. Their presentation documented initiatives designed to help provide mental …
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2020/12/gwaea-pride-mental-health-pilots

New Titles in the Classroom Collection

Even though the majority of focus for the Grant Wood AEA Media Center will be on building our collection of online resources, items for our physical collection are still being added
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2020/12/new-titles-classroom-collection

CISM Presents Virtually at the AESA Conference

Members of the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team presented at this year's virtual AESA conference.
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2020/12/cism-presents-virtually-aesa-conference

ClassLink: One Login to Access the Perfect Nonfiction Texts

Many teachers are looking for articles and nonfiction texts. ClassLink is a single-sign on option that provides access to all of Grant Wood AEA's nonfiction resources.
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2020/12/classlink-one-login-access-perfect-nonfiction-texts