Leapfrogging Pedagogy: A Design Approach to Making Change in Challenging Contexts

March 21, 2014

Kindergarten children learning how to use computers.At a time of substantial change, globalization, and ubiquitous access to information, educators struggle to change even the most basic aspects of their classrooms. This is especially true for those in challenging contexts where many perpetuate the “mind numbing” practice of rote instruction. This paper describes a collaborative partnership among academics in Canada and East Africa as they develop Innovative Learning Centres (ILC) in their respective institutions to leapfrog pedagogy in imaginative ways, drawing on experiential learning and the Maker Movement in a studio based learning environment.

The Electronic Journal of e-Learning

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