Learning outside the Classroom

  title={Learning outside the Classroom},
  author={Robert Sommer and Franklin D. Becker},
  journal={The School Review},
  pages={601 - 607}
One myth of contemporary education is that most learning takes place in a classroom and depends upon the physical presence of a teacher, printed textbooks, and "proper motivation." But it is possible to distinguish between learning environments-which are characterized by a profusion of interesting, novel, and useful objects designed to be manipulated, smelled, measured, and arranged-and the typical American classroom, which is intended as a teaching environment. 

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