Creative Teaching & Learning

Learning by Doing: The Power of Immersive Learning Experiences

Not all of the most powerful learning situations are in the classroom. Here Shawn McCusker looks at examples of situated learning and how to provide students with deep learning experiences.

How do parents teach their young babies to walk? As infants transforming into toddlers, they cannot yet sit still for the ‘classroom portions’ of the walking process. Close your eyes and envision a small child learning that walking is just a well-controlled process of falling forward without falling down. 

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