Summer camps have experiential learning down. They motivate kids to learn for the sake of learning. Here’s an article that explains a recent study suggesting summer camps give kids an appreciation of learning that sticks with them into the fall school year. Check it out here.
Here is a really interesting blog entry I ran across about one teacher who decided to flip Bloom’s Taxonomy (a hierarchy of needs for learning) on its head. After reading the article, I decided I had just read a wonderful description of how and why experiential learning works. Let the student create and problem solve … Continue reading