Outside the Box

Thinking about teaching and learning from outside the traditional box of the classroom? Here are some things that may help shape the direction, duration and dialogue about this topic.

Traditional ‘outside the box’ events are typically planned as field trips. Here is one teachers’ guidelines when planning the field trip event.

Thinking about education from an ‘outside the box’ perspective requires a changing in view. Here’s one view that looks at education from current paradigms and extends that view outside the current conventions. Sir Ken Robinson presents his thoughts on education in this RSA Animate video clip.

Alternatives to traditional responses in education

This video clip speaks to me about the ‘outside the box’ thinking that some educators have when it comes to engaging students in learning activities. Providing alternative tools for responding to information can open understanding and create connections. This educator connected content and technology tools to create learning opportunities for her students.

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