A list of currently known schools and organizations using and supporting Agile in the Classroom. (If you know of any other educational organizations using agile, please let us know, we would like to make contact and ideally collaborate).
Agile for Ed
Agile for Ed is a consultancy that works with individuals and schools to leverage agility for learning.
The Agile in Education Compass
Agile in Education USA
Agile in Education USA is a Facebook page dedicated to helping educators adopt agile for the classroom.
Agile Schools, Agile School Leadership
Agile Classrooms, USA
Agile Classrooms created by John Miller, has been working with schools interested in agility and scrum since introducing scrum to class at Hope High School in 2011. All materials on his website are licensed under Creative Commons.
Agile Classrooms, Spain
EDgility is a set of classroom practices to help pull agile into education. EDgility was written by Paul Magnuson, Bill Tihen, Nic Cosgrove and Dan Patton. Other teachers of the Leysin American School have been applying an agile mindset to education since 2014.
eduScrum was started by Willy Wijnands, a retired chemistry teacher, began adopting scrum for his high school class in 2011. eduScrum is perhaps the most widely known application of scrum to education, with affiliations in over 30 countries.
Future Learning Design
Innovative, agile infused education with a compilation of agile in education resources on Trello.
Iowa Big is an initiative to support real student projects with partners in the community. Iowa Big has held training in agility for its membership.
The mission at Learnlife is no less than “building an open ecosystem for a new lifelong learning paradigm to positively change education worldwide.” While not specifically referencing agile, the organization is infused with agile values.
The Modern Classrooms Project
The Modern Classroom Project makes no overt claims about being agile, but their self-paced, mastery learning model provides a good example of what an agile infused classroom might be like.
Peak Challenges is a set of student activities to support teacher training in the agile mindset, with blogs and other resources.
Scrum@School is a direct translation of scrum for K-12 (and university) based in the Netherlands.
Scrum Alliance was founded in 2001, the mission of Scrum Alliance is “to create workplaces that are joyful, prosperous, and sustainable.” They have been supportive of agile in education for several years and began the creation of the Agile Certified Educator (ACE) in 2019.
Scrum in School
Scrum in School was started by Mike Vizdos, who trains teachers at K-12 and university levels to be certified ScrumMasters.
Teachers Who Scrum
Teachers Who Scrum is a forum on Facebook for teachers and others using scrum in schools.
Thrively is a unique and inexpensive tool to help students manage their own learning, putting them in charge of their strengths and weaknesses, their goals and plans, and what they would like to learn most.