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News Release

April 2, 2012

Grant Wood AEA
Communications Office


Grant Wood AEA Innovation Day, April 2, 2012 

Inspiring the transformation of education through innovation: A Showcase of Talents

Please join us for an afternoon of exploring new ideas, innovations and teaching techniques being explored and developed by Grant Wood AEA staff.


Monday, April 2, 2012
2 - 5 p.m.

Grant Wood AEA Conference Center

4401 Sixth St. S.W., Cedar Rapids, Iowa


The event will be much like an open house/high school science night, and visitors will have an opportunity to talk with Grant Wood AEA staff at each display about the work they are doing.
Please stop by and see some of the innovations your AEA is doing.


The following are among the innovations and activities that will be on display:

  • Using Social Networking to Share GWAEA Resources

  • Turning Materials into ePubs/eBooks

  • Flip a Classroom

  • Blended Learning: Innovating Delivery

  • Inquiry Cycle with special education tools to Close the Achievement Gap

  • Instructional Strategies Video Coaching Tool

  • Supporting Our Rural LEAs in Serving Students with ASD Using 21st Century Tools

  • Tech Connections in Emergent Literacy

  • eBooks in the Media Center at Grant Wood AEA

  • ELL Resource Team

  • The Special Education Literacy or SPEL team

  • Computer Services at Grant Wood AEA

  • Early Childhood Instructional Practices Video Coaching tool

  • Creative Services at Grant Wood AEA

  • GWAEA Assistive Technology: Redesigned


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Grant Wood Area Education Agency extends equal opportunities in its employment practices, educational programs and services, and does not discriminate on the basis of color, gender, race, national origin, religion, creed, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or as otherwise prohibited by law. If you believe you or your child has been discriminated against or treated unjustly, please contact the Agency’s Equity Coordinator, Maria Cashman, at 319-399-6847 or 800-332-8488 or TDD 319-399-6766, Grant Wood AEA, 4401 Sixth St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

ADDRESS: 4401 Sixth Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
TELEPHONE: 319-399-6700 | 800-332-8488
Fax: 319-399-6457
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