experiential learning

Student speaking about student-driven learning

Student-Driven Learning That Works

To usher in the new year, I’m excited to share a short (3 minute) video with you that features a unique school in Australia that…

Woman learning by doing back-flip. Credit Persnickety Prints

Experiential Learning is Not Learning by Doing

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode explores the distinction between the methodology of experiential learning and the learning style of learning by doing. In my early…

Old style flag which reads Explore. Photo credit: Andrew Neel

Does Experiential Learning Work?

There are some educators who believe that integrating ‘real-life’ experiences – which they understand as experiential learning – into school curriculum offers no discernible long-term value…

Boy shooting arrow as reflecting the power of experiential learning. Photo credit: Annie Spratt

The Power of Experiential Learning

Ever wanted a glimpse into what is possible at school? Read this article from Education Week newspaper. The author, Jonathan Lash, provides a wonderful illustration…