Journal of Folklore and Education

Local Learning’s flagship publication features scholarship, classroom applications, and new media.

Professional Development

to bring teachers, artists, and students together.

Call for Submissions

JFE publishes work representing ethnographic approaches that tap the knowledge and life experience of students, their families, community members, and educators in K-12, college, museum, and community education.

Educational Resources

including lesson plans, guides for artists and teachers, regional resources, a library of useful articles and web resources, and learning modules featuring national museum partners.

Folklore and Education at AFS

The American Folklore Society meets in Minneapolis, Minnesota October 18-21, 2017. Learn more about the Local Learning hands-on workshop, networking opportunities, and the folklore and education track of panels and events.

Through the Schoolhouse Door

Winner of the 2012 Dorothy Howard Prize, this collection offers best practices and analysis dedicated not only to getting students out the door and into their communities to learn about the folk culture all around them but also to honoring the culture teachers and students bring in to the classroom. Digital edition now available.