Creating a digital sandpit is a step towards that in that it provides the means for a safer and more supportive environment. Whether it be knowing what to share or how to protect themselves online, we need to consciously teach our students best practise when it comes to participating on the web. We need to develop the deliberate practice of students regularly sharing their work and ideas in collaborative spaces.
Interestingly, I was left wondering by a comment that Bianca Hewes’ made in a post on project based learning online. She spoke about continuing some of the habits and practices in a different format. When we talk about transforming education, one opportunity we currently have is to stop and reflect to identify what we may have missed within our pre-pandemic practices?