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This blog post is a cross-post from EdTech Hub‘s blog https://edtechhub.org/2020/01/28/sandboxes-our-approach-to-systemic-experimentation/ (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0). The blog post was written by Lea Simpson on the 28th of January 2020.
What’s a sandbox you ask? First in the series, this blog explains what you need to know about the Hub’s approach to experimentation and innovation.
A sandbox is a real-life location used for experimentation. As you might have imagined, a sandbox creates a small and contained space to test with a proposed intervention. It allows us to safely learn and adapt in a small space before rolling out promising ideas more widely. The term itself comes from software engineering and was originally used to describe a space that allowed developers to safely test new code before using it across the board.
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