Journal article

A teacher perspective on Scrum methodology in secondary chemistry education

Johannes Vogelzang, Wilfried F Admiraal, Jan H Van Driel

Chemistry Education Research and Practice | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2020


Scrum methodology is a novel framework for teaching intended to scaffold students' learning process when they work on complex, real-world tasks. It is originally a project management framework frequently used in business and industry to manage projects. Scrum methodology is increasingly used in educational contexts. Yet, it is also a rather complex framework and more insight in how teachers understand and implement Scrum methodology is needed. Twelve teachers attended a professional development program and simultaneously implemented Scrum methodology in their chemistry lessons. Teachers' didactical expertise and pedagogical expertise appeared to play a key role during the implementation proc..

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