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Get Them Out and Get Them Inspired

Encourage students to learn in unconventional ways.

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I am a.....

  • Student

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The education experience has changed quite a bit, to say the least. But, at least for myself, it's the same material I would've gotten in class, it's just online. I think that with a change in the way we cater education to students due to the pandemic, there is an opportunity to change education even after this is over. Lessons should be more interactive and more personal. Most of my days in school involved a projector, I think that should change. Maybe classes should be held outside. Maybe they should involve more projects. To sum it up, make education interactive. 

What part(s) of the pre-COVID school system do you wish to leave in the past? Why?

Standardized testing. It's preparing students for a whole year JUST to take a test. It's a waste of time and opportunity.

What region are you located in?

  • North America

Where are you located?

Outside of Austin.

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Hi Katherine Costenbxder 
Thank you for signing up to this challenge and sharing your idea with us!

I could totally resonate with what you mentioned about the need for a change in approach, even when its remote learning. I like the idea of having more interactive and collaborative activities for a more immersive learning experience. I'm curious to learn more about how you envision your concept - what would this look like if it were up to you and there were no constraints?

Thanks!

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