Speaker: Allen Gunderson

Why Wait ‘til Grad School? We underestimate what youth can comprehend and contribute to the world around us.  The erroneous assumption that these concepts should not be taught until graduate school because youth are too young to understand is embedded in our colonized linear schooling approach that limits students’ abilities and perspectives of what is …

Deluxe Agile in Education USA Newsletter Released!

We are proud to announce the third issue of our newsletter for BohniShikha / Agile in Education USA! This deluxe issue focuses on the upcoming 2nd Global Agile in Education Conference and features testimonials and essays from leading innovators and disruptors! Download your copy today and make sure to use the form below to subscribe!

Heather Cowap, MS, MEd

“The 4 Pillars of the Student Centered Classroom” There has been an increasingly loud call for “student-centered” classrooms, but when you investigate what this looks like there is a wide range of practices and expectations of what this classroom is.  This presentation provides four pillars of practice, framework and student/teacher expectations for a successful student-centered …

Speaker: Emmanuel Ponchon

Agility and Democracy in Projects The VUCA world is completely outside the reach of traditional schooling. It seems that the present and future are in the hands of the creative community builders and entrepreneurs. Students will need to have a satisfying meaningful life in a very different world than the one we’ve known.  Emmanuel Ponchon, …

Speaker: Terri E. Givens

Innovation in Higher Education: An Agile Approach Terri Givens will describe the ways that an Agile approach to administration and developing curriculum can help institutions become more innovative. She will begin by laying out the current challenges for higher education and her experience as a faculty member and administrator. Too many institutions are in danger …

Keynote Speaker: Jef Staes

‘The Power Defect’ The world is changing faster and faster. Today’s companies however are not able to create the right learning and working environment that enables and energizes agile innovation by using the passion and talents of people. We unintentionally transformed talented students and adults into passionless sheep. The so needed sustainable and disruptive innovation …