Teacherless observations

The author discusses a classroom observation technique for which the only requirement is that the teachers is not present during the observation.

Pulling Agile into Education: Examples to learn by

The authors present samples of agile in education as a starting point to understand the agile mindset. Readers are also invited to contribute samples of their agile-infused teaching.

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.


Summer camp experiences led to some deep understanding about learning. Namely, we sometimes let our teaching and planning get in learning’s way.

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.

Pulling Agile into Education

Our school is pulling agile into education. Now three years in, here’s a snippet of our journey, highlighting the multiple paths we’ve …

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.

Beyond the Classroom: Expanding the Notion of Self-regulated Learning

The story of a high school student who demonstrated the need for the school curriculum to have flexible space into which new and interesting opportunities can be inserted.

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.