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EAFH-7: Agile Practices for Improved Learning Experiences In Schools

Welcome to KnolShare with Dr. Dave.  Streamed on and broadcasted on iTunes, Spotify, and Google Play.  You are listening to Episode #EAFH-7, featuring Dr. David Martinez principal at Early College High School, David Higuera founder IDEA school, John Miller founder Agile Classrooms, and Dr. Dave Cornelius founder 5 Saturdays agile education.

Dr. David Martinez, Principal Early College High School, Costa Mesa, CA
John Miller, Founder Agile Classrooms
David Higuera, Co-Founder / Director, IDEA School
Dr. Dave Cornelius, Founder 5 Saturdays Agile Education


  • Dr. David Martinez from Early College High School (ECHS) in Costa Mesa, CA and Director of AVID for Newport Mesa Unified School District.
  • David Higuera, Co-Founder / Director, IDEA School
  • John Miller – Agile Coach and Trainer.  Founder of Agile Classrooms

What is Agile?

  • Merriam Webster: Having a quick resourceful character (flexible and nimble).
  • Agile Manifesto: Responding to Change / Inspect and adapt
  • Dr. Dave: Intentionally responding to change that is caused by opportunities and threats.  Change is satisfied by delivering measurable outcomes that can be realized and shared.

Questions that Guided our Conversations:

  • How would we define agile learning experiences for students?
  • What would that look like?
  • How can we transition traditional schools?

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