Experiential Learning

experiential learning kolb cycle

Experiential Learning is a process by which educators engage students through a cycle of direct experience, reflection, analysis and experimentation. It encourages deep learning, inspires personal growth and promotes active citizenship.

1. Based on real-world questions and applications
2. Promotes deep understanding over memorization
3. Leads to mastery of academic and life skills

Concrete Experience

Engaging Directly in a Practical or Actual Situation

Reflective Observation

Noticing what happened an relating to past experience and conceptual understandings

Idea Development

Interpreting new knowledge with creativity and abstract thinking

Active Experimentation

Making connections, forming hypothese, and applying understanding to new experiences