Rock band OK Go are branching out to improve education. In a collaboration with The Playful Learning Lab and with the support of Google and Morton Salt, they’re launching OK Go Sandbox in classrooms worldwide.
OK Go Sandbox is “an initiative to provide classrooms around the world with amazing content to use alongside the band’s music videos.” The online portal gives both educators and students a way to engage in new, playful ways. There are design challenges center around science and art and informational videos about OK Go’s creative process.
Everything starts with OK Go’s unique, creative music videos and if you’ve ever seen one of their visuals, you’ll understand why. It makes OK Go Sandbox a place where students are encouraged to try new things and to follow their curiosity.
“We want to give teachers whatever tools they need to connect the joy, wonder, and fun in our videos to the underlying concepts that their students are learning,” OK Go singer and video director, Damian Kulash, explains.
Find out more about OK Go Sandbox through the official website. The site also has behind-the-scenes videos, lesson plans, activities and challenges and so much more.