• Adaptive Schools Foundations

    Thinking Collaborative’s Adaptive Schools explores what makes teams effective. During this 4-day experience participants will build their skills as group members and facilitators. Educators… Read More

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    A Media Library Success! GWAEA Online Resources Help Students Read More Words

    The numbers are in! In 2023 Mid-Prairie Middle School students read a total of 9,482,015 words according to their… Read More

  • Nice to Meet You! An Introduction to Grant Wood AEA

    Nice to Meet You! Grant Wood Area Education Agency is one of nine AEAs in the state of Iowa. Grant Wood AEA staff partner with… 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