The article talks about how the tenets of improv are easily applied to teaching and learning. It mentions things like:
- The four c's of improv: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, and Communication. If you scour recent blogs and articles about education, you'll find those same four concepts recurring again and again as some of the most crucial skills students need to acquire as they move into the workforce.
- "Yes, And": Acceptance and Support. These two core improv values can be some of the most powerful factors in how students interact with one another and with society and their community. It can help them see the positive side to their peers, and be more embracing of differences. It also emphasizes the need to work together for a common good, rather than a selfish personal one.
The article is very well-written, and we don't do it justice here. Make sure you head over to the original article and read the whole thing.