Welcome to the results of the Agile XR project - Augmented Agile Teamwork for Distance and Blended Learning at Schools, a set of innovative resources for secondary school teachers across Europe. This eBook, funded by the Erasmus+ program, is a comprehensive yet practical guide to navigating the evolving landscape of education in the digital age, particularly in distance learning, agile practices, and web and XR technologies.

What is This Project About?

As you delve into this eBook, you'll encounter several key themes:

  1. Innovative Online, Distance, Hybrid and Blended Learning: We address the challenges and offer practical and tangible solutions to learn about and design engaging, collaborative and effective education in these environments, acknowledging the complexities and potential of current technologies.

  2. The Status and Potential of XR for Teamwork and Teaching: Explore the current limitations and possibilities of XR technologies in education, balancing accessibility issues with their transformative potential.

  3. Fostering Future-Proof Teaching and Learning: Our human-centred approach has produced a collection of practical deliverables tailored to educators eager to integrate agile practices and XR/web technologies into collaborative digital and blended learning environments.

Discover More About the Agile XR Project

For an in-depth understanding of the Agile XR project's objectives, detailed insights into our dedicated team members, and a comprehensive overview of our extensive range of activities, we warmly invite you to visit our website: www.agilexr.eu. Here, you will find a wealth of information that extends beyond the scope of this eBook, offering a deeper dive into the project's core mission, the innovative minds behind it, and the impactful activities we've undertaken. The website is a central hub for Agile XR, providing updates, blogs, and additional resources to enrich your knowledge and engagement with our project. Whether you're seeking background information, connecting with the team, or exploring further educational materials, our project website is your go-to resource.

Visit the Agile XR project website.

Who Can Benefit from These Resources?

Our meticulously crafted resources are primarily designed for European secondary school educators navigating the evolving terrain of distance, blended, and in-person learning. Whether you're a seasoned teacher looking to integrate innovative technologies and methodologies into your curriculum or a newcomer eager to explore agile teaching practices, these tools are tailored for you. Our audience includes classroom teachers and instructional designers, school administrators, and educational technology specialists seeking to enhance their practices and enrich their students' learning experiences.

The versatility of these resources makes them particularly valuable for educators aiming to adapt to diverse learning environments — from traditional classrooms to fully remote settings. They are especially beneficial for those who wish to foster a more collaborative, engaging, and inclusive learning atmosphere, irrespective of the physical or digital context. By integrating key aspects of agile methodologies and cutting-edge technologies like web and XR, these resources offer a gateway to a more dynamic and effective educational practice, meeting the needs of today's digital-native students.

The digital resources developed within the Erasmus+ co-funded project are structured into four main parts, each corresponding to our Agile XR project results (PR) as framed in our original proposal. You will find 14 resources dedicated to specific, tangible deliverables we have developed within these parts. These include guides, reports, videos, blog posts, manuals, workshops, templates, and digital tools to enhance your teaching experience and efficacy in various learning environments.

We aimed to create a coherent ecosystem. While some focus on supporting educators in keeping up with the technological advancements in education, like web and XR technologies, others delve into the pedagogical strategies essential for cross-modality teaching. Together, they weave a comprehensive narrative, empowering you to create learning environments that are both engaging and collaborative.

To seamlessly navigate the diverse range of resources we offer, we present a visual mapping of all 14 resources along the Modes of Learning Spectrum (Johnson, 2022). At one end of the spectrum, we have distance learning, characterized by its online-centric approach. On the opposite side lies in-person learning, rooted in traditional classroom settings. Bridging these two extremes is the realm of Hybrid and Blended Learning, which combines online and face-to-face instruction.

This visual and succinct resource descriptive below the image is your starting point. To simplify your selection process and ensure that you have the right tools at your fingertips, whether crafting an online course, enhancing a classroom lesson, or blending the two for a hybrid or blended teaching experience.

Overview of the Resources

Description of Each Resource


  1. Guide: Agile Teamwork in Web-Based Learning: This digital guide equips teachers with strategies for enhancing student teamwork in hybrid and remote settings. It combines agile teaching methods with practical web technology applications, enriched by real-world insights from agile education practitioners.

  2. Video Tutorials: Agile Teaching Rituals: A series of engaging tutorials demonstrating effective agile teaching practices suitable for remote and in-person learning environments. PROJECT RESULT 2

  3. Guide: Implementing VR/XR in Team-Based Education: An instructional guide on employing virtual and extended reality tools to foster teamwork and collaborative learning in online and blended classrooms.

  4. Manual: Spatial.io for VR-Enhanced Teamwork: Detailed instructions for setting up Oculus Quest 2 VR devices and effectively utilizing Spatial.io for virtual reality teamwork. PROJECT RESULT 3

  5. Workshop: Designing Blended Learning Courses: Comprehensive workshop templates and a facilitation guide to help teachers design and implement blended learning courses and projects.

  6. Workshop: Enhancing Existing Lessons for Blended Learning: A workshop focused on helping teachers reflect on and improve their lessons to cater to blended learning, featuring a suite of practical reflection and ideation tools.

  7. Templates: Lesson Plans For Online And Hybrid Learning: A set of exemplary lesson plan templates designed for engaging and collaborative online and hybrid learning environments. PROJECT RESULT 4

  8. Guide: Mastering Effective Distance Learning: A training guide that documents effective distance learning and teaching methodologies, emphasizing their implementation and impact.

  9. Reference Guide: EdTech Tools for Interactive Teaching: An extensive overview and manual of popular educational technology tools to enhance classroom engagement, self-direction, and collaboration.

  10. Digital Tool: EdTech Decision-Maker: An interactive application to assist teachers in selecting the most suitable educational technology tools for their specific needs.

  11. Report: Evaluating Agile and VR/XR Teaching Pilots: An in-depth report analyzing the outcomes and impact of pilot projects integrating agile methodologies and VR/XR technologies in remote teaching. TRANSLATIONS

  12. Multilingual Publication Translations: To maximize accessibility, key publications are translated into Dutch, Finnish, and Spanish, catering to a diverse European audience.


This publication (in English, Finnish, Dutch and Spanish) and other publications and tools produced by the project can be downloaded free of charge from: https://agilexr.eu/

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

The project "Augmented Agile teamwork for hybrid learning at Schools” (2021-1-BE02-KA220-SCH-000027889) is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. The views expressed in the working papers, deliverables and reports are those of the project consortium partners. These views have not been adopted or approved by the Commission and should not be relied upon as a statement of the Commission’s or its services’ views. The European Commission does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in the working papers and reports, nor does it accept responsibility for any use made thereof.

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