What makes an "innovative" learning environment?

02/4/2013 | KQED.org

Innovative classrooms are places where students not only master content but also learn how to be adaptive learners, according to researchers at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. "Adaptive expertise tries to push beyond the idea of mastery," said educational engineer Jennifer Groff. The OECD has identified seven principles of innovative classrooms, including creating a learner-centered environment, and recognizing that learning should be connected across disciplines.

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