Educator Resources

As an educator, your role in the work-based learning process will be to guide your students as they plan, strategize, and complete work for their business partner.

Authentic Learning Blueprint Guide

Read through our conclusive authentic learning blueprint guide to better understand the process and familiarize yourself with the kinds of work your students will be doing.

Iowa Authentic Learning Network Teacher Resources

Due to the number of resources gathered since the Authentic Learning Blueprint was released, the Iowa ALN has decided to start consolidating and organizing docs/templates/resources into one convenient folder.  Please feel free to copy items for your own use.  If you have items you wish to contribute, please share them with lwilliams@aealearningonline.org to be added.     Iowa ALN Teacher Resources 

Professional Development Opportunities

Northwest AEA will be delivering a face-to-face workshop on the Clearinghouse, connecting with their local businesses, and authentic learning over two half-days in November (7th and 26th).  Go here for more information or to register.

Agile for Education: A Scrum Play By Play is a blended learning opportunity. November 12 & 13 in Nevada, IA.  Participants MUST be able to attend a two day face to face session and participate in the online components of the course. 

In this course, participants will develop their own Agile mindset by exploring:  The Agile Manifesto, 12 Principles of Agile Schools, Connecting the Agile Mindset to Project Management, the Scrum Framework.

Space is limited.  Go here for more information or to register. 

Other Resources

Below are other resources you may find useful. Please contact us if you know of a resource that would be great to add to this list. 

Check out the Communications Resources page for Fact Sheets, FAQ and lots more!