Before You Begin

This page serves as a preparatory hub for you as you gear up to engage with our simulation scenarios. Here, you will find a collection of resources designed to provide guidance and enhance your understanding before immersing yourself in the simulations. Whether you seek to familiarize yourself with the simulation’s objectives, explore facilitation techniques, or align your approach with professional standards, these resources offer valuable insights to optimize your simulation experience. Please get in touch with our support team if you or your team have any questions.

SchoolSims Facilitator's Guide

This guide provides school leaders and educators with a practical framework for integrating immersive simulations into professional development and higher education programs. From facilitation techniques to simulation selection, it equips users with tools for creating impactful learning experiences through active participation and reflection. Simulations within the guide utilize live actors and artificial intelligence to bridge theory and practice, enabling learners to experience the consequences of their decisions firsthand, thus enhancing the learning journey.

Simulation Overviews

This document offers in-depth analyses and breakdowns of diverse scenarios, providing educators and leaders with invaluable insights into decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic planning. From crisis management simulations to real-world leadership challenges, each overview stimulates critical thinking, enhances decision-making skills, and fosters team collaboration. Whether you’re seeking to prepare for potential challenges, optimize operational efficiency, or cultivate leadership acumen, the overviews serve as indispensable tools for navigating the complexities of educational leadership.

Professional Development Guide (School Leaders)

This guide is tailored to empower educational leaders with the knowledge, skills, and strategies to drive positive change within their institutions. From effective communication techniques to strategic decision-making frameworks, this guide offers practical insights and actionable advice to enhance leadership effectiveness and foster a culture of excellence. Whether you are a seasoned administrator or an aspiring leader, this guide equips you with the tools and resources to navigate challenges, inspire collaboration, and promote student success.

Alignment With Professional Standards

SchoolSims simulations seamlessly integrate simulation-based experiential learning to develop educational leaders and teachers in alignment with professional standards. The SchoolSims Library of Simulations aligns with PSEL, NELP, CAEP, InTASC, and CPSEL.