Enrolled or Engaged? Teacher Mediation Makes the Difference
"The amount of learning and personal development a student experiences is directly proportional to the quantity and quality of his or her involvement in the school program." Citing research, Herrington outlines how and why experiential learning (experience...
Experiential Learning Articles and Critiques of Kolbs Theory
A comprehensive collection of links to learn about Kolb's four-stage experiential learning theory, and critique of it.
Funderstanding - Learning, Curriculum & Instruction Theories
Learning theories concisely and simply explained in five categories: learning, curriculum, instructional, assessment and organizational theories. An excellent starting point or overview of each theory.
Increasing Life Effectiveness
"The iPod, more than any other device, is
indicative of the times in which we live. It
provides entertainment and information at the
click of a wheel, whenever, and wherever we
want it. The iPod is tool of choice for many of
the current generation...
Kokoda Track - High School Hiking Trip Reflections
Grade 5-Grade 12
A principal recounts her experience taking a group of high school students on a strenuous 6-day hiking excursion. The lessons she learned on the trip were life-impacting.
his knowledge base features learning theories that address how people learn. A resource useful for scholars of various fields such as educational psychology, instructional design, and human-computer interaction. Theories included: ADDIE Model of Instructions...
Living in the State of Education
This article describes how the grade 4-5 classroom at Portland Adventist Elementary School in Oregon was arranged to simulate a miniature state called the State of Education.
Making Science Irresistible
This article from the JAE special science issue provides suggestions on how to make science classes irresistibly interesting. Ideas include bulletin boards, classroom displays or interest centers, planning, handouts, cooperative learning, current events, and...
Plants - A SMART Unit
Plants, plants, plants! God had no shortage of ideas when he began creating them. This unit opens to students the wonders of the third day of creation with a host of hands on activities. It provides the multigrade or one room school teacher with a gift of...