Pull vs Push: Student Centric

Learning needs to change. Ideally schools could adopt a student-pulled curriculum (instead of a push system, which is what we overwhelmingly have), based on their own needs and interests.

Importance of Challenge: Engaged, Deep Learning

Importance of encouraging exploration, context, and challenge.

Roots of Agile for Education

So what’s agility? You’ll get different answers from different people, but you’ll likely pick up on a strong leitmotif of collaborative work.

Patient Explanations Lead to Good Things

Reflections on educational improvements through student choice, self-regulation, and challenge.

Getting Agile at School

Approaches to encourage learner ownership and self-regulation using Agile principles.

Designed to Float your Boat

STEAM projects provide an excellent avenue for student engagement and excellence through student choice, buy-in and challenge.

Agile in Education: Bill Tihen and Paul Magnuson of Leysin American School

Principles to cultivate engaged, collaborative and self-regulated students. A video Interview by Scrum Alliance.

Agile in Education at Leysin American School

Principles to empower students, make learning visible and to create lifelong learners. An audio interview by Howard Sublett of AgileAmped Podcast.

Climate Sensor Poles

To understand plant ecology, one needs to know the exact temperature that plants are actually growing in, rather than regional averages. Our efforts to make this widely available to citizen scientists and espescially schools.