The Linker: A Blog Linking Educators to GWAEA

The Linker is a communication forum used by Grant Wood Area Education Agency to help share information about professional development, resources and materials, and best practices available to support educators and student achievement.


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October is National Physical Therapy Month, and this year’s celebration recognizes how different the work of a PT is due to COVID-19.
Grant Wood Area Education Agency's autism team members have created Zoom-based webinar sessions that can be accessed on demand.
This training is intended for staff who support students with behavior needs.
This class highlighted the unique neurology and learning/thinking patterns of students on the autism spectrum.
Maximize ideas from the Return to Learn resources and fit five quarters of math learning into the 2020-2021 school year.
This training session teaches best practices in delivering professional learning opportunities, now in a virtual environment.
Join bestselling author in a free, virtual keynote presentation and Q&A. Learn how to empower the younger generation and connect with them on a deeper level.
A monthly connection opportunity for principals in Grant Wood Area Education Agency.
“Self-care” has been a huge topic of discussion in recent times, with many sources discussing its importance. But what exactly is “self-care”, and how do we do it?
We appreciate items being returned to the Media Center on time to make cleaning and redistributing to other school districts timely and effective. In an effort to make this easier, we have added…
Governor Reynold's proclamation on July 17, 2020 temporarily changes the requirements for substitute teaching throughout the state. Resources and information on these changes are available.
AEAs across Iowa are providing access to Pear Deck's flexible instructional technology to improve student outcomes during an unprecedented start to the school year.
To support blended and distance learning, the GWAEA math team reviewed and recommended the use of three powerful learning resources; Mathalicious, StrADDegy, and K-5 Math.
ClassLink is a single sign on tool that allows students and educators to log in one time and use any Grant Wood AEA online resource with no additional login.
Trainers are available through Grant Wood AEA to provide Child & Youth Mental Health First Aid training in your district.
Grant Wood AEA's van deliveries will begin after Labor Day.
Iowa’s Area Education Agencies have collaborated to generate multiple professional development opportunities and resources that support appropriate instructional pedagogy for teaching in the online…
August and September Substitute Authorization courses will be offered through Grant Wood AEA.
Grant Wood AEA and the Iowa Area Education Agency statewide system worked with several continuous learning and virtual learning companies to cull information about their resources to help districts…

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