Authentic Learning Strategy:
Design a Flexible Learning Space
NOTE: This strategy is part of the self-paced Promote Anytime/Anywhere Learning
Flexible learning environments are spaces that honor the fact that learning happens both in and outside of the traditional classroom. They also enable opportunities for collaboration and student agency when deciding where and how to learn. A flexible learning environment may be a classroom space set up with desks in a variety of arrangements and flexible or comfortable furniture that allows for choice and variety in seating. However, flexible learning spaces are also about going outside of the box and thinking about learning happening in the school garden or down the street at the park. These spaces can and should be designed with learners so they have ownership over the space and can contribute their voice to what is needed for them to succeed in the learning environment.
Gain inspiration from authentic examples of this strategy shared by teachers who have used them with their learners.
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