Laura Fulton is an educator who is passionate about communities in all forms. She has lived, worked and volunteered on four continents.
Laura has taught learners from elementary children to adults. She has worked primarily in schools but has also fostered learning on archaeological sites, in museums and through NGOS. In addition, Laura has extensive experience in educational and community leadership; residential and outdoor education; and the design, development, evaluation and implementation of programs and curriculum.
Communitiesknow allows Laura to combine her experiences with school communities with her experiences with place-based communities. Through this blog, Laura is nurturing a conversation about our capacity to create contexts and conditions that enhance community learning and health.
Email Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org
Laments about being stuck on cars, trains, buses and airplanes are commonplace. Laura Fulton looks at how commuter experiences can be transformative opportunities for community building.… read more »
Five ways to harness the energy of teens in our communities.… read more »
Stepping away from our communities from time to time gives us a way to refresh our thoughts, gain perspective and return with renewed vision and purpose.… read more »
Libraries are getting more and more creative in coming up with ways to build communities around them. Read about six innovative strategies that might work in your neighborhood.… read more »
In this interview with Laura Fulton of CommunitiesKnow, Peter talks about the role of youth in community building and what placed-based and institutional communities can learn from each other.… read more »
In this interview with Laura Fulton of CommunitiesKnow, John talks about how we understand and enact place-based community in our lives.… read more »