It's too easy to point out Confucius' saying that ends with "I do and I understand". But it's also true! Learners must be highly involved in experiential teaching strategies to be successful 21st century citizens.

Archive for April, 2014

Making Magic Happen Part II

If on the other hand you lean to the “Guide on the Side” approach it is equally important to recognize this. Are you committed to sometimes “messy” lesson structure? Are you tuned in enough to the dynamics of your class to grab the so-called discrepant event? Are you committed to using the simulation experience to catalyze discovery – constructivist learning?

These factors are of great value if your students are unfamiliar with simulation / role play’s expectations of them. (more…)