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May 2018 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Iowa’s teachers reveal their must-read lists As summer break approaches, thoughts turn to summer activities. Among them, reading – whether for pleasure or professional or both – is a favorite among educators. So what are you going to read this summer? We asked a few of you – and you responded! We’re bet…

April 2018 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Exercising the mind (and body) This physical education class builds more than bodies Cedar Rapids - Michael Tierney is a former special education teacher. Now he’s a physical education teacher. And he loves bringing both worlds together. Tierney, who teaches at Prairie Ridge Elementary School in the Colle…

March 2018 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Monday, February 26, 2018
This program makes dollars – and sense Teacher uses business model, expediting her students’ learning MARSHALLTOWN – When Anna Wolvers starts class, she gets down to business. So do her students. That’s because Wolvers, a special education teacher in Rogers Elementary School in the Marshalltown Communi…

February 2018 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Bullying, harassment down 79%? Oh, yeah! Prevention program empowers students to get involved DUBUQUE – There aren’t too many school districts that can boast they have plunged bullying and harassment by 79 percent. OK, there’s only one school district that can lay that claim: Dubuque Community School Distri…

January 2018 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Thursday, January 4, 2018
When a student lacks access to communication Those who are deaf/hard of hearing can face huge obstacles to education in Iowa CHARLES CITY – Though the vast majority of students who are deaf or hard of hearing have no additional disabilities, an astounding percentage of them are falling behind their peers in the…

December 2017 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The best of the best When the lines begin to blur between special and gen. ed. teachers, good things happen GILBERT – You’d be hard pressed to pin down just one thing Gilbert Intermediate School is doing right. That’s because the school is doing, well, basically everything just right. And that means stud…

November 2017 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Monday, October 23, 2017
One teacher’s journey from STEM to SpEd Industrial technology educator gets hooked on inclusion, helping find passions IOWA FALLS – Ben Jass was a top-notch industrial technology high school teacher. After all, he had won the Iowa STEM Award in north central Iowa. But even a celebrated educator occasionall…

October 2017 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Monday, September 25, 2017
When Mitchell descended into the spectrum Early intervention is giving this boy hope – and a leg up DES MOINES – Kathy Wilcox took 15-month-old Mitchell to Burger King one day for chicken nuggets. Nothing particularly memorable. Until.  “He looked right at me, and said, ‘Mom I love you,’ and it …

September 2017 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
The struggle from within Many parents anguish turning their children with special needs over to teachers Don’t be a stranger, the saying goes. Yet most teachers are just that at the beginning of the school year. To be sure, it can be unsettling for students. But it can be downright jarring for parents who ha…

May 2017 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017
Keeping kids on their (learning) toes during summer Igniting children’s passions, imaginations make the break a great academic experience BOONE – Angela Lange has a sort of love-hate relationship with the summer break. Sure, she loves the time off. But she hates what summers can do to her students: Studies sh…

April 2017 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
‘Social’ studies: Making headway with kids on the spectrum Inclusion model fosters social skills, maximum exposure to core curriculum HIAWATHA – Walk into the preschool class of Libby Richardson and Mary Aull and you get the usual sense of unbridled energy emitting from 4-year-olds. They start their day wit…

March 2017 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Monday, February 27, 2017
Perchance to dream…. Students virtually land good-paying jobs through hands-on exploration Two schools are teaching students to dream. And those dreams served up at Forest City and Charles City high schools in northern Iowa are virtually at the students’ fingertips. Thanks to an initiative through  th…

February 2017 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Monday, January 30, 2017
Up: Attendance. Down: Office Referrals. Social-emotional learning yields more instruction time CRESCO – Observing Terese Jurgensen in action, you get a sense that she can get something done by simply willing it. She is impassioned, focused. And she’s determined that each and every child will learn to his or h…

January 2017 Each and Every Child Newsletter

Date: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
In praise of paras Teachers say their colleagues make the difference in their students’ educations Alice Williams was having a terrible day. OK, a particularly awful day. A parent-teacher meeting went poorly and she was very low, anticipating a tearful drive home. “Don’t worry, tomorrow will be better,…

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