April 12, 2023
Agile classrooms differ from traditional classrooms by focusing on the ownership of learning. In an Agile classroom, students take responsibility for their learning by being given the opportunity to manage their time, work in teams, and apply new knowledge to solve problems they find interesting. This shift is accomplished through small increments that transform a traditional classroom. As a result, the development of AI-proof skills and critical thinking are scaffolded.
One of the immediate benefits of adopting agile practices is improving communication in the classroom. The Agile framework was created to open lines of communication and make work more efficient for adults. When brought into classrooms, Agile changes the ways students interact with each other and teachers communicate with students. The flow of information is no longer from teacher to student but swirls around the classroom with each individual adding something important. Teachers get opportunities for authentic conversations and collaboration with students, and students learn independence as well as other vital AI-proof skills.
Provide Opportunities for Personalized Learning
A traditional unit in the classroom may start with an essential or driving question. This sets the path of learning for each student and lets them know what…