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Student Engagement

The Student Engagement mission of our organization is to empower every student by creating personalized environments that foster meaningful learning.

Diane Campbell
Building Collaboration Team Lead
Phone: 563-344-6229

Vic Jaras
Educational Technology Consultant
Iowa DE consultant
Phone: 515-242-6354

Program Description:

This program provides technical support related to integrating technology within the classroom to improve instruction, diversifying the curriculum, and expanding the capacity of students to learn. This service may include, but is not limited to, technology curriculum integration, software training applicable to teachers and students, application troubleshooting, answering technology-related questions, and developing lessons for various training events. Possible topics are:

  • Online teaching with Moodle
  • Web 2.0 tools
  • Online Databases
  • Differentiating Instruction with Technology
  • Technology Audits
  • Ensuring 8th Grade Technology Literacy Skills
  • Video Production and Editing
  • PowerPoint in the Classroom
  • Excel in the Classroom
  • Word in the Classroom
  • Video Conferencing
  • Integrating Standards
  • NA EP and Balanced Assessments
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Internet Resources for K-12 Educators
  • Interactive White Boards
  • Classroom Performance System (clickers)
  • Free Interactive Resources on the Internet for Reading, Math and Science
  • WebQuests
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Cyber Hunts
  • Webcasts (Podcasting)
  • Copyright
  • Information Literacy
  • The Big Six Research Strategy
  • Photo Story

1:1 Schools information:

AEA 9’s 1:1 Group Site
State-Wide 1:1 Site


National Educational Technology Standards for Students
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers
National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators

Iowa and/or U.S. Department of Education Links:

U.S. Department of Education

iPad Resources:

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything
App Annie App Store
Richard Byrne: ipad apps for school
Apps in Education
Victorian Government iPads for Learning website
Bloomin' Apps (Kathy Schrock)
iPads 4 Teaching (Kathy Schrock)
iPads in the Classroom (Kathy Schrock)
iPads Teaching and Learning
Apple Education Apps

Online Journals/Publications:

T.H.E. Journal
Language Learning & Technology
Journal of Special Education Technology


International Society for Technology in Education
Iowa Learning Online
The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Classroom Performance System (CPS) Download Page

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