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

Authentic Learning Bootcamp.  This is a mostly self-paced course (complete as quickly as you’d like through August 1st when the course closes). There are 2 hours of “in-person” via Zoom so we can get to know you and provide an opportunity to network with other educators from around Iowa! Details and sign-up here.

 Agile for Education: A Scrum Play By Play is a blended learning opportunity offered by AEA Learning Online.

 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.  Stay tuned for new dates!