It’s Not about Productivity, It’s about Vitality


As I mentioned last week in my “Why I’m Not Sprinting” post, I’m not always Agile. Sometimes my Scrum board becomes the place I fear the most (shout-out to Dashboard Confessional). I will sometimes leaveĀ  projects off the board even though they are taking up much of my time. Even though I’m committed to the … Continue reading It’s Not about Productivity, It’s about Vitality

Why I’m Not Sprinting This Week


“What are you doing over spring break?” I’ve been telling people (and myself) that I would be conducting an #AFSprint writing challenge this week over our spring break to finish a third article on the first Design Thinking Studio in Social Innovation pilot. It took a long time for me to really process the emotional … Continue reading Why I’m Not Sprinting This Week

Scrum Values, Spring Semester


I’m calling this section of the blog “tea talk” because the posts in this category will be personal reflections, thoughts about teaching and learning and professional growth that I might share with a colleague over tea. Faculty narratives of lived experience are equally as important to our professional development as a formal evaluations or written … Continue reading Scrum Values, Spring Semester