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Category: Education

Knowledge Bowl 2012 Crowns a Winner!

  • Posted on Mar 2, 2012

The 7th annual Knowledge Bowl started at 9 o’clock this morning to a rowdy and enthusiastic crowd.  In February, we teased the event with the promotional poster.  If you didn’t have a chance to see The 7th annual Knowledge Bowl started at 9 o’clock this morning to a rowdy and enthusiastic crowd.  In February, we teased the event with the promotional poster.  If you didn’t have a chance to see… read more

Art – Celebrating Black History Month

  • Posted on Feb 27, 2012

Across the United States, February is reserved to celebrate accomplishments in Black History.  Social studies classrooms always have an advantage in this area where Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement take center Across the United States, February is reserved to celebrate accomplishments in Black History.  Social studies classrooms always have an advantage in this area where Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement take center… read more

What is the Day School?

  • Posted on Feb 16, 2012

The Woodward Academy Day School is an alternative educational option for schools in central Iowa who have students in grades 6 to 12 who are experiencing behavioral difficulties in the public school setting.  Day School The Woodward Academy Day School is an alternative educational option for schools in central Iowa who have students in grades 6 to 12 who are experiencing behavioral difficulties in the public school setting.  Day School… read more

Knowledge Bowl 2012 – Promo Poster

  • Posted on Feb 9, 2012

Pictured is the promotional poster for the 2012 Knowledge Bowl.  The KB is an annual March event that matches dorms against one another in a bracketed intellectual, high stakes, winner-take-all tournament.  This year’s tournament is Pictured is the promotional poster for the 2012 Knowledge Bowl.  The KB is an annual March event that matches dorms against one another in a bracketed intellectual, high stakes, winner-take-all tournament.  This year’s tournament is… read more

Art Extracurricular visits ISU’s Design College

  • Posted on Feb 3, 2012

Fourteen students involved with the art extracurricular visited Iowa State University’s Design College on February 1st.  They got a sneak peek into post-secondary studio art classes of all types and were able to see first Fourteen students involved with the art extracurricular visited Iowa State University’s Design College on February 1st.  They got a sneak peek into post-secondary studio art classes of all types and were able to see first… read more

Ed Update: 5 Characteristics of Effective Instruction in U.S. History

  • Posted on Jan 27, 2012

Over the course of this school year, teachers at Woodward Academy have focused on what the Iowa Department of Education calls the 5 Characteristics of Effective Instruction.  The Department of Ed often shortens it to Over the course of this school year, teachers at Woodward Academy have focused on what the Iowa Department of Education calls the 5 Characteristics of Effective Instruction.  The Department of Ed often shortens it to… read more

“Leaving the Past Behind”

  • Posted on Jan 4, 2012

Next week college starts for several Woodward Academy students who will make their transition away from WA and into the real world. Starting in the spring semester, five students will start begin taking a full Next week college starts for several Woodward Academy students who will make their transition away from WA and into the real world. Starting in the spring semester, five students will start begin taking a full… read more