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

You’re invited to join the Iowa Authentic Learning Network – a  PLN for those passionate about providing students with student-centered authentic learning opportunities! This group has been established to help support educators implementing authentic learning projects.  Join the group to gain access to shared resources and hear about professional learning opportunities or other events.

Professional Development Opportunities

Agile for Education: A Scrum Play By Play is a blended learning opportunity. 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.

Heartland AEA is offering this training in Johnston on February 25 & 26. Great Prairie AEA is offering this training in Ottumwa on April 1 & 2. Keystone AEA is offering this training in Elkader on April 20 & 27.

Space is limited.  Log in and register here:  JohnstonOttumwaElkader.

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. 

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