Monthly Archives: February 2012

Providing Resources to Brighten Children’s Futures: Caroline’s Story

All of Iowa’s Area Education Agencies provide physical therapy services to help students with physical disabilities be successful in all learning environments. In this new video, see firsthand how AEA physical therapy services have helped Caroline Hill, a first grader … Continue reading

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Supporting 1:1 Schools in Northeast Iowa

Across Iowa schools are forging a path into new territory: the 1:1 environment. In a 1:1 school each student is assigned a laptop, iPad or similar device to use every day. Keystone AEA, located in northeast Iowa, provides leadership and … Continue reading

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Early Intervention Brings Boy’s Speech Up to Speed

We all know small problems can often turn into big problems if they aren’t dealt with early. When it’s something minor like a leaky faucet or a messy closet, it doesn’t matter so much. But when it’s something as major … Continue reading

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Collaborating to Build Social Skills

A lot of important learning happens at Moravia Elementary, but for some students making friends can be the most challenging and exciting part of school. Melissa Hanson is a 4th grade student at Moravia Elementary who was diagnosed with Sensory … Continue reading

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21st Century Learners Conference: Great Day of Learning for Green Hills Area Educators

Educators who attended the 1st Annual 21st Century Learners Conference describe it as amazing and exciting. Keynoter Kevin Honeycutt was dynamic, engaging and inspiring. Honeycutt captured the attention and hearts of all attendees, said David VanHorn, Green Hills AEA associate … Continue reading

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Swift Interventions Unleash Boy’s Potential

Teddy’s mom felt her son, at nearly five years of age, was not reaching milestones at a pace that he should. This became especially apparent to her as she watched the development of Teddy’s younger sibling. Teddy’s mom brought him … Continue reading

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Assistive Technology Works for Student with Autism

Colton Dommer, a junior high student from Moravia, popped his head into the classroom and immediately asked his teacher if he would be riding the bus home. When his teacher responded that he would, Colton asked if he could use … Continue reading

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