How the Next Education Workforce initiative at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College works with schools and other partners.
Community educators can be found simply by asking around your own social networks and community. However, there are also resources made specifically to locate and connect with industry experts who are ready to support your learning environment.
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The Living Library brought more than 35 community educators — from stay-at-home parents to investment bankers — to connect with high school students struggling to see the importance of learning math.
Educators at SPARK School at Kyrene de las Manitas give students the opportunity to practice intentional mindfulness each day during Student-Selected Mindfulness Time.
This organizer breaks down aspects of how teachers experience their roles, starting with workday, collaboration, and duties. These aspects are the result of decisions about school system elements, or “levers.” This framing allows teachers and leaders to discuss how those decisions about school levers create aspects of the teacher experience that are enabling or constraining.
Big Picture Learning educators hear multiple perspectives on students’ interests, assets and challenges at the beginning of the year through a process they call family interviews. This is a key first step in meaningfully deepening and personalizing student learning.
Educators at Elm Street Academy created a community culture questionnaire out of their desire to ensure students had a voice in decision-making about community building, rules, policies and student leadership.