Four steps for students to give and get safe and effective feedback.
Uplift focuses on the creation of an atmosphere in which students build on existing strengths and grow their self-confidence. Dangerous to an atmosphere of uplift are traditional assessment practices.
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 encouraging exploration, context, and challenge.
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.
Reflections on educational improvements through student choice, self-regulation, and challenge.
Approaches to encourage learner ownership and self-regulation using Agile principles.
STEAM projects provide an excellent avenue for student engagement and excellence through student choice, buy-in and challenge.
Education can be enhanced with an Agile mindset.
Through efforts in citizen science, like building a ClimateCase to replicate outside conditions, LAS is teaching real science. Teachers also simulated projected changes to see if they could assess plant survivability.