There are a few keys to engaging students while learning and enjoying their own worth as a person and learner. While learning required materials -- within a context important to the student.
As part of the ECIS Leadership Conference - April 2020, Guide and Lead Managing Partner, Tim Logan gives an overview of the importance of agility in building schools as life-affirming 21st century organisations.
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.