The students resolve their own conflicts, they give themselves time limits to accomplish tasks and they even are allowed to disagree with the teacher if they explain their reasoning. They have the opportunity to make decisions, and thus learn how to make good decisions.
(Source: TechTarget, Can Scrum Change The World?)
Terrific example of applying successful methodologies found in technology to non-technology industries. In this case, education.
We’re bumping down this path in The Daily Scrum podcast, leveraging technology know-how for non-software development projects using Scrum.
Barca: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World [Kindle Edition]
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