The Edukata model has a few central concepts that you need to know in order to understand the support materials.
Scenarios – Innovative and challenging ideas of what learning and teaching could look like in the future.
Learning Activities – Detailed description of how to perform learning and teaching in the classroom.
Learning Stories – Examples of how a number of learning activities could be used together in a course.
Design Challenges – Circumstances that hinder learning and learning activities, and which can be addressed through designing better activities.
Design Opportunities – Practices or circumstances that support learning and that can be highlighted through learning activities, such as good practices that are in place at the school or classroom.
Useful resources – Tools, services, people, and events that may be useful in carrying out a learning activity.
Facilitator – Person in charge of the design process, and who preferably has experience or training in participatory design methods. Each Edukata process should have one facilitator.
Full-time members – 2-3 people who are committed to the design process and attend workshops and reflections of workshops.
Part-time members – 3-5 people who comment on the design work and participate in workshops or additional Edukata phases.
Badges – Certificates that are awarded for sharing high-quality Learning Activities and for facilitating successful Edukata workshops.
Certified Edukata Facilitators – People trained by experienced Edukata professionals and who have sufficient understanding of participatory design and Edukata to facilitate successful workshops.