The idea for "Bust-It Out" comes from my earlier post about establishing time to gather as a class community and build trust through classroom meetings. Once a foundation of trust is established, the idea of bust-it out would be to take things to another level where class meeting around innovation and creation would take place. Students would be encouraged by their teacher and class mates to break free of the "box" by busting out of it to explore certain avenues of interest and/or work on creating innovative solutions to problems that are of interest to them. Similar to 20% time but different because the focus of this idea would be to gather the group to bust out together....I guess it is giving innovation another name and still involves some structure before giving students more freedom. I see it as a gathering of the minds in order to build on our creating trust at another level and get the creative juices flowing.