Six tips for engaging a community educator

Six tips for engaging a community educator

Community educators provide capacity and insight in service of deepening and personalizing student learning. They enrich learning environments by forging authentic relationships, sharing expertise and expanding networks. They work in schools, community-based...
Principled Innovation: Redesigning education

Principled Innovation: Redesigning education

Principled Innovation emboldens us to be able to ask the question, “We can, but should we?” This video, created by MLFTC’s Principled Innovation Team, introduces Next Education Workforce models and explores how their development is an example of principled...
Costs and shifts calculator

Costs and shifts calculator

Ready to consider the costs and shifts for your own Next Education Workforce model? In this Google Sheet, you’ll be able to describe your strategy, input the costs, make intentional shifts and see your choices summarized on a dashboard. This resources was created in...
Costs and shifts calculator

Financially sustainable staffing models

Leaders developing Next Education Workforce models are making decisions to create new educator roles, compensate educators for expertise, dynamically group students, and create additional planning time for educators. These decisions require making trade-offs to remain...
Costs and shifts calculator

Do now, build toward

District and school leaders across the country have the opportunity to fundamentally change existing structures by leveraging federal stimulus funds. Leaders designing and supporting Next Education Workforce team-based models can use a “Do Now, Build Toward” mindset...
Quarterly team reflection protocol

Quarterly team reflection protocol

This resource, created in collaboration with MLFTC’s Principled Innovation Team, proposes a quarterly, one-hour protocol intended to help teams reflect together and build the “muscles” of empathy, awareness and resiliency. The protocol guides the team through sharing...
Quarterly team reflection protocol

Co-creating school design principles

Design principles are four to seven ideas that align with the school’s mission and vision and act as a guiding light for the school-level team implementing change. When schools build design principles as a larger community — engaging faculty, staff, families, students...
The relationship between deeper & personalized learning and teams of educators with distributed expertise

Deeper and personalized learning resources for a virtual setting

Exploring a new topic can be exciting. We want to help make sure your exploration is productive, with targeted searches from reliable sources. This list, while not comprehensive, offers good resources for planning and implementing deeper and personalized learning for...