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    Summer Reading Suggestions: 2022 Iowa Award Books

    Are you looking for summer reading suggestions? Consider getting a head start on the 2022-2023 Iowa Award nominees. Sets of the titles in print are… Read More

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    In Case You Missed It: Lunch Box Chat Key Takeaways

    Last week our agency’s Alternate Assessment team hosted a Lunch Box Chat! This chat provided an overview of things our staff should know as we… Read More

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    Write Tools for Teaching the Core: Informative/Explanatory Writing

    This three-day training is the introduction to “The Write Tools” to support the informative/explanatory text type in the Common Core. This training will provide common… Read More

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    Grant Wood AEA Recognized as an Iowa Top Work Place for the Eighth Consecutive Year

    Grant Wood AEA Recognized as an Iowa Top Workplace for the Eighth Consecutive Year We are pleased to share that the Des Moines Register has… Read More

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    Deaf Awareness Week: 2021 Celebration

    National Deaf Awareness Week is recognized annually on the last full week in September. This year, the Grant Wood AEA Deaf and Hard of Hearing… Read More

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    Designing Instruction with Pear Deck

    In this hybrid course, participants will experience how Pear Deck works from a student and teacher perspective. Also, participants will learn and design lessons using… Read More

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    CTSO Kickoff Event

    CTSOs in CTE Kickoff Event Get a jumpstart on developing your own CTSO to make an even bigger student impact. Join the Department of Education,… Read More

  • The Power of Wordless Picture Books

    Reading wordless picture books presents an opportunity to evaluate and encourage young children’s comprehension and meaning-making skills. It also introduces… Read More

  • Daily Routines that Count

    Post by Becky Thorson, Grant Wood Area Education Agency Math Consultant Many families use the bedtime story ritual to reinforce reading… Read More