open-classroom

open classroom

noun Education.
1.
a spacious instructional area shared by several groups or classes in elementary school, permitting more individualized, less supervised project learning and movement of pupils from one activity to another.
2.
a method or system utilizing such spacious classrooms and informal, flexible formats for learning and discussion.

Origin:
1970–75

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