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Beyond the Classroom: Developing leadership and community through outdoor learning

During the field experience, I float between field teams while students work out what to do and how to do it. Even now, I still have to resist the urge to step in and tell them the “obvious” (to me) solution. For an authentic PBL experience, students must be free to experiment, experience failure, and learn from their mistakes. Otherwise, I’m just teaching them to look to me for answers, which is the opposite of what I want to accomplish

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