Publications

Demos and Feedback in the Classroom

Four steps for students to give and get safe and effective feedback.

Build Confidence: Exploration and Student Choice

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.

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.

Robot Gardener

An interview with Daniel Patton (science) and Bill Tihen (IT) who joined forces to create a course that includes both their …

Introducing EDgility

Education can be enhanced with an Agile mindset.

LETS ClimateCase

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.