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Creating a Space to Learn: A Classroom of Fun, Interaction, and Trust
Carole F. Robinson and Peter J. Kakela
Vol. 54, No. 1 (Winter, 2006), pp. 202-206
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27559262
Page Count: 5
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By creating a space for fun, interaction, and trust, teachers and students together can build a learning environment that promotes engagement, deep learning, and meaning. Such a space emphasizes process, not product, personalizes learning, and contributes to whole person development. To facilitate the creation of this space, the teachers show respect for students as individuals, encourage original thinking, and expand the boundaries of the classroom through field trips and guest speakers, and the students share written reflections on critical issues that link to personal experience and conviction, contribute to dynamic class dialogues, and develop and present creative responses to environmental and social complexities.
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