APPLICATIONS - How educators are applying the Improvement Kata pattern
This page has tips & ideas for using the KiC exercises, from educators for educators. Run the KiC exercises as designed once or twice, to learn how they work. Then you can:
Run a follow-on KiC-1 exercise using your own simulation or game. Repeating the IK pattern but with different content is excellent practice. See examples below.
Apply the four steps of the Improvement Kata to student activities, projects and assignments. Practicing on something that is real and meaningful to the learner is particularly effective. See examples below.
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Typical progression of using the KiC exercises and the Improvement Kata pattern to practice scientific thinking:
EXAMPLES for using the Improvement Kata pattern in your classroom:
Share your KiC photos, experiences, improvements and how
you are using the four-step Improvement Kata pattern in your
classroom — by sending them to .
We might post them on this website. See examples below.