Free Workshops:  The Agile Classroom
Project-Based Learning with Agile Project Management

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Are you striving to prepare students who are college and career ready with modern 21st century skills?  Join us to learn how you can use Agile Project Management to make project based learning even more powerful for your students. Agile Project Management is a strategy widely used by modern businesses across the STEAM sectors from technology giants like Google and Apple to award-winning storytellers like National Public Radio. The Agile approach places a high value on individuals, collaboration, and the ability to respond to change.

This workshop adapts Agile Project Management from the business world to the classroom. Execute flexible and efficient project-based learning while helping your students attain the valuable attitudes and skills that prepare them for success in our modern world.

Develop strategies to help students:

  • Manage their own cohesive teams.
  • Learn to collaborate effectively with others
  • Respond to change as project work evolves
  • Get project work done without teacher intervention
  • Manage time, set goals, and monitor their own success


  • Three Full Day Sessions – Free of Charge
    • Date: March 1, 2 and a third date in March TBD collaboratively
    • Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Location: 102 Townsend Hall, University of Missouri Columbia Campus
  • Online Community participation February 23 through March
  • Substitute teacher reimbursement to district- $75 / day
  • Teacher stipend for Agile Project lesson development – $291.00

Sponsored by Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Pathways Project

Delivered by eMINTS National Center Staff


Thursday, March 1   9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


  • Participate in an Agile Management Experience
  • Agile Management Strategies for your Classroom
  • Design Authentic Real-world Project Tasks
  • Interact with a Nureva Span Board

Friday, March 2   9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


  • Panel of Entrepreneurs and Project Managers
  • Field Trip to Shelter’s Say Insurance Group
  • Agile Lesson Design

Third Session in late March – Date to be determined by participants – 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


  • Sharing of Classroom Experiences
  • The Agile Manifesto for Your Classroom
    • People Focus for Project Management
    • Getting Stuff Done
    • Collaboration over Negotiation
    • Responding to Change Instead of Sticking to a Plan
  • Panel – University of Missouri Young Entrepreneurs