Roles for MLFTC Elementary Resident Teachers in an Online Setting

Roles for MLFTC Elementary Resident Teachers in an Online Setting

Thinking differently about MLFTC teacher candidate roles in the online learning environment can provide better support to teachers and students. In the resource below, you’ll find descriptions of roles appropriate for residents beginning their senior year residencies...
SPARK School: Learning space layout

SPARK School: Learning space layout

At SPARK School at Kyrene de las Manitas, 120 students in multi-aged grade bands (third through fifth grades) work with a core team of six educators: one teacher executive designer, two certified teachers and three teacher candidates. The prototype...
SPARK School: Learning space layout

Whittier Elementary: School profile

In Fall 2020, Whittier Elementary in Mesa, Arizona will create two team-based learning communities with 170 students in grades four through six. Each “house” will include 85 students and will be guided by an educator team comprising three certified teachers and two...
SPARK School: Learning space layout

Whittier Elementary: Spotlight on the schedule

In Fall 2020, Whittier Elementary in Mesa, Arizona will create two team-based learning communities with 170 students in grades four through six. Each “house” will include 85 students and will be guided by an educator team comprising three certified teachers and two...
SPARK School: Learning space layout

SPARK School educators work as a team

This clip features four educators from SPARK School. In it, they describe the impact of teaming with distributed expertise on both educators and students.
SPARK School: Learning space layout

SPARK School implements Student-Selected Mindfulness Time

Several times a week, for a 20-minute period, SPARK students engage in Student-Selected Mindfulness Time. In this clip, a fourth-grade SPARK student and an MLFTC teacher candidate describe the activities students engage in and how they make their choices.
SPARK School: Learning space layout

SPARK School invites experts to the classroom

As part of their preparation for a mock trial, students at SPARK School prepared interview questions for a community member who is an attorney. Hear from a teacher candidate about the value of having community members share their expertise with students.
SPARK School: Learning space layout

SPARK School: School profile

At SPARK School at Kyrene de las Manitas, 120 students in multi-aged grade bands (third through fifth grades) work with a core team of six educators: one teacher executive designer, two certified teachers and three teacher candidates. The prototype...