The Hard Truth About Scrum in the Classroom.

The Hard Truth The room was bustling with sounds of shifting papers, talk of turning in grades, and the well awaited spring break. Teachers impatiently sat around tables to hear the latest and greatest educational approach that they would be forced to implement into their all-encompassing classrooms. Imagine their delight when the principal calls order … Read more

Agile in Education Compass

The Scrum Alliance Becomes Apart of Our Next Iteration With Hopesquad running on all cylinders, and literally self organizing, it was time to get back to the basics. We reassessed where we needed to put our efforts. We decided to look again at scrum in the classroom. Wanting to give students more autonomy and the … Read more

Wait, What About Scrum In The Classroom?

Our students decide that school culture was the most important place to start So what do you do when your BIG PLANS to teach students the scrum framework so they can achieve better academic success in the classroom blows up in your face? You roll with it. You take the very lessons in focus, openness, … Read more

#Hopesquad 2015- The First Student Led Scrum Team Is Born

Students Become Our Teachers In November 2015, John Miller, our partner in crime…or agility rather, helped us to organize our first student scrum workshop titled, Collaborative Agility. We naively took 20 students to a cabin in the snow to give them a two day, crash course, in Agile and Scrum. They self-organized, defined their vision, assigned … Read more