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Digital Learning: College & Career Readiness

The GHAEA Digital Learning Team is dedicated to empowering all learners to be Future Ready through innovative and transformative practice.

Focus Areas:

 

Digital Learning Supports




Digital Learning Toolbox: Click here for a toolbox full of digital tools complete with quick overviews and implementation ideas!

Youtube Playlist: Click here to find our digital learning playlist! How-to’s, exciting new features, and tutorial videos at your fingertips!

Digital Learning Social Media: Find us on social media for even more resources! We share ideas in real time! Twitter and Facebook

Personalized Professional Learning




Through the use of technology and digital learning, our team focuses on creating hands-on, high-quality professional learning opportunities that combine authentic learning with best practice. It is our belief this shift leads to student success. Our focus is not “sit and get” – we immerse our learners in the experience, all while tailoring to your district’s vision.

Click here to learn some ways we can help your district grow your professional development!

Future Ready Iowa




Through collaboration with Local Education Agency (LEAs) and in partnership with students, families, businesses, community agencies, and the Iowa Department of Education, Green Hills Area Education Agency (GHAEA) will ensure every student graduates from high school “Future Ready.”
 Let our team join you in planning and preparing your students for college & career success. 
*Want to know more about Future Ready Iowa? Click here!

Iowa Authentic Learning Network




Students helping to solve authentic problems and assisting in projects with business partners locally and statewide. Our network is growing. This opportunity can be at the classroom level or a stand-alone program. Many districts have worked with the IowaALN network to enhance an existing program.

How does IowaALN help students become Future Ready?

  • Provides authentic learning experiences that engage students in 21C Learning including collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking across multiple disciplines of learning.
  • Engages students in learning through working on authentic projects with a wide variety of potential partnerships.
  • Connects students to experts in various fields of different career pathways.
  • Allows students to network with community and business partners to gain a better understanding of community and business operations.
  • Builds resiliency within our local communities.

View IowaALN partners from around the state by visiting IowaALN.org

 

Computer Science Resources




With K-12 computer science instruction set to be fully implemented by 2023, our computer science consultants, Judy Griffin and Heather Lundquist, would love to help you get started!

 

Some resources to help you get started:

Computer Science Quick Guide

Computer Science Ideas and Resources

Iowa Department of Education Computer Science Page

 

Assistive Technology




Designed to support local IEP and IFSP teams as they provide assistive technology services and devices to individuals from birth to 21 years of age. The Regional Assistive Technology Specialists serve as a resource to these local teams as they work to integrate assistive technology into the student or child’s life, in a climate of collaboration, creativity, shared leadership, and mutual respect.
The Assistive Technology Specialists also provide collaboration on assessments of individuals with disabilities as they relate to assistive technology needs, including a functional evaluation of the individual in the classroom environment. The AT Specialists also provide information on the purchasing, leasing or obtaining of assistive devices for individuals with disabilities.
To learn more about Assistive Technology, click here!

 

 


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Important contacts

Staff Directory
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Kimberly Adams

Digital Learning Consultant

712-366-0503 ext. 3708 Email Kimberly Adams
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Sarah Fink

Digital Learning Consultant

712-366-0503 ext. 5235 Email Sarah Fink
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David Fringer

Executive Director of Technology, Media, Digital Learning & Operations

712-366-0503 ext. 7206 Email David Fringer
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Judy Griffin

Digital Learning Consultant

712-366-0503 ext. 5210 Email Judy Griffin
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Stephanie Lane

Technology Integration Specialist

712-366-0503 ext. 3218 Email Stephanie Lane
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Heather Lundquist

Digital Learning Consultant

712-366-0503 ext. 3617 Email Heather Lundquist
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Amy Pattee

Digital Learning Consultant

712-366-0503 ext. 7244 Email Amy Pattee