Search and download resources developed by Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. These PDFs, videos, slides and more support teams, schools, districts and educators seeking to learn about or help build the Next Education Workforce.
What’s normal in education is broken. Nationally, teacher preparation programs have long seen declining enrollment. Teachers switch careers or retire early. They receive less pay and enjoy less social status […]
The educator team at Kyrene de las Manitas Innovation Academy co-plans project-based units that support deeper learning. The 10 tips appearing in this document are drawn from their approach to […]
These five tips will help community educators prepare and feel ready to enter any learning space, have a successful experience and make lasting, meaningful connections with learners. This resource expands on helpful tips around translating industry expertise, managing the learning space, working with students during the visit and more.
MLFTC is designing the Next Education Workforce. What does that mean? Host Brent Maddin shares how MLFTC is working with schools and other partners to 1) provide all students with […]
Community educators are talented adults from the community who bring additional capacity, insight and expertise to learning environments. Read on to learn about community educator roles; knowledge, skills and dispositions; […]
We define community educators as talented adults from the broader community who bring additional capacity, insight and expertise to classrooms. They include working professionals, retirees, veterans, former educators, family members […]
When a child enrolls at Jefferson Elementary, they are assigned to a community circle composed of at least one child from each grade level. Explore this resource to learn more about the program and its impact on learning for students and for staff.
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 […]
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.
Elementary instructional blueprints suggest ways teams of educators with distributed expertise might deploy themselves to better deepen and personalize student learning.