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Authentic Learning

Authentic Learning Quick Wins

For additional strategies to implement into your classroom, check out the Learner Centered Collaborative Learner-Centered Strategies!


Authentic Learning Project Guide

Media Resources

Iowa Authentic Learning Network

Iowa’s AEAs invite you to network to support expanding authentic learning opportunities
for PK-12 students.


Authentic Learning Blueprint 

This blueprint is designed to guide leaders in education in decision making around the planning and implementation of authentic learning experiences for K-12 students. This blueprint also serves as a support for practicing teachers to inspire more authentic learning opportunities as apart of core course work.

Celebrating Iowa's Authentic Learning

The Celebrating Iowa's Authentic Learning publication features examples of Iowa schools incorporating authentic learning. Check this out for inspiration as is includes all grade bands and a variety of content areas. If your classroom or school would like to be featured in the next edition, reach out to Brea Baxter.


Agile and Scrum in the Industry

Click on the videos below to hear how Agile and Scrum are being used in the business sector. 


Read more about authentic learning experiences on the blog

Workshop Resources

Authentic Learning Resources

Project-Based Learning

Visit our Project-Based Learning page for resources around the Buck Institute's PBL Design Elements and Teaching Practices. 

Inquiry-Based Resources

Learner-centered instruction shifts control from the teacher to students. In inquiry-based learning, students are empowered and engage with content at a deeper level. 

Check out the inquiry-based resources below for all grade levels!


Brea Baxter

School Improvement Facilitator

Bev Berns

School Improvement Facilitator

Tesha Moser-Zimmerman

Administrator of Educational Services & Associate Administrator