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“The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.” – Socrates

Canvas – dynamic visual  structures in Rightshift Learning that projects the the flow of learning. There are several types of Canvases used, including the Classroom Canvas, the Learner Canvas, and the Team Canvas

Flow State – the state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience itself is so enjoyable that people will do it even at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it.  What Rigthshift Learning refers to as the Engagement Zone.

Rightshift – an incremental movement towards greater learner empowerment and collaboration, differentiating it to the right level of challenge while still maintaining inner and outer order.

Scaffolds – dynamic structures and processes that support learners in the acquisition of new skills and capacities, meant to be removed, modified, or replaced as learners progress in empowerment and collaboration. Scaffolds are meant to serve as enabling constraints for learners as they Rightshift from one level to the next.

Self-organized Classroom –  the combination of highly empowered and highly collaborative classroom. It is the goal of a Rightshift Learning Classroom.

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