A Learning Experience

Author: Jennifer VanderWoude
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595476740
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Kaylee is just starting her first year at high school. She is excited and anxious all at the same time. There is one catch; she is severely allergic to peanuts and nuts. She has lived with the allergy since birth. Elementary school was a breeze. She was the popular girl at school. Will high school be the same? Will the allergy get in the way of normal high school life? Will she take her allergy seriously or hide it from the world and learn the consequences? Is there relationship possibilities in her future or will the allergy get in the way? There is a bully in the school. Does he find Kaylee and use her allergy against her? Are there others in the school with allergies or is she singled out? See how she conquers her first couple of months in high school, her first dance, her first love, her life saving adventure, and her new found realization and acceptance of her allergy. Join Kaylee in her adventure at her first couple of months of high school and find out how she uses her experiences to benefit not only herself, but others with anaphylaxis.

Teaching Is A Learning Experience

Author: Lynn Johnston
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 0740763547
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The New York Daily News proclaims that Lynn Johnston is worthy of the "MVC (Most Valuable Comic) Award. . . . Her genius is recognizing that 'normal' is actually a little off-center. * For Better or For Worse appears in more than 2,000 newspapers in 23 countries and has a readership of more than 220 million. Lynn Johnston's award-winning For Better or For Worse comic strip is the world's most popular strip in which characters evolve through age and experience, rather than remaining frozen in time. Fans appreciate that the daily doings of the Patterson family often closely resemble their own. * Featuring more than 43 weeks of strips, with Sundays in color, this collection features Elizabeth's developing teaching skills working in a northern First Nation's community, Mike and Deanna's move to Mrs. Saltzman's upstairs apartment, April's confrontation of teenage issues like acne and self-image, while John and Elly face middle-age ailments and the possibility of retirement. * For Better of For Worse has been syndicated since 1979 and has been named Best Syndicated Comic Strip by the National Cartoonists Society. The strip boasts a lively Web presence at www.fborfw.com.

The Design Of Learning Experience

Author: Brad Hokanson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319165046
Size: 72.39 MB
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This book delves into two divergent, yet parallel themes; first is an examination of how educators can design the experiences of learning, with a focus on the learner and the end results of education; and second, how educators learn to design educational products, processes and experiences. The book seeks to understand how to design how learning occurs, both in the instructional design studio and as learning occurs throughout the world. This will change the area's semantics; at a deeper level, it will change its orientation from instructors and information to learners; and it will change how educators take advantage of new and old technologies. This book is the result of a research symposium sponsored by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology [AECT].

Homelessness An Adventure A Learning Experience A Gift From God

Author: Marianne Van Valkenburgh
Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.
ISBN: 1622875575
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Jesus instructed his disciples: "Do not take along any gold or silver or copper in your belts, take no bag for the journey, or extra tunic, or sandals or staff ..." Mathew 10:9, 10. I was homeless and I had nothing. One by one I lost my bags. I ran out of money, and my shoes had holes in them. I learned that I could survive with very little and people would give and help me. I had not been very good at receiving before. It taught me how to receive, yet also, how to give, as I tried to help the drunks and to share what I had with others. I went to my Bible Study and the subject of homelessness came up. One person said he never gave to the homeless people because he thought they were all a scam. The preacher responded "'As you do to the least of these, so you do to me". I shared with the group that I had been homeless. And it was difficult for me to ask. I never had been one to ask for what I needed. I gradually learned that I had to ask to survive. I asked, one day, an obviously poor woman for bus fare. As she gave me 60 cents, we talked and I was able to tell her where she could get free clothes for her kids. I only asked those people I felt guided to ask. And I believe they were blessed by giving. One woman came back, the day after she met me, and said God had told her that if she gave me money she would be healed. There are all kinds of blessings for the giver as well as the receiver. This confrontation in Bible Study made me think there was a need for me to write a book to share the real story of homelessness. While I was homeless I thought it was God's will and I was supposed to experience this to grow stronger, and I was supposed to write a book about it. But the time never was right to write, till now.

A Learning Experience

Author: Mary Bailey
Publisher: Lucis Pub
ISBN: 9780853301394
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Presents an account of the joy and challenge of group discipleship in the modern age. This work is the author's account of the growth of her thirty-three years of group work with the Arcane School and the Lucis Trust into discipleship service. It also contains extracts from the Tibetan Master Djwhal Khul's first year of work with Alice Bailey.

Experiential Learning

Author: David A. Kolb
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 0133892506
Size: 47.89 MB
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Experiential learning is a powerful and proven approach to teaching and learning that is based on one incontrovertible reality: people learn best through experience. Now, in this extensively updated book, David A. Kolb offers a systematic and up-to-date statement of the theory of experiential learning and its modern applications to education, work, and adult development. Experiential Learning, Second Edition builds on the intellectual origins of experiential learning as defined by figures such as John Dewey, Kurt Lewin, Jean Piaget, and L.S. Vygotsky, while also reflecting three full decades of research and practice since the classic first edition. Kolb models the underlying structures of the learning process based on the latest insights in psychology, philosophy, and physiology. Building on his comprehensive structural model, he offers an exceptionally useful typology of individual learning styles and corresponding structures of knowledge in different academic disciplines and careers. Kolb also applies experiential learning to higher education and lifelong learning, especially with regard to adult education. This edition reviews recent applications and uses of experiential learning, updates Kolb's framework to address the current organizational and educational landscape, and features current examples of experiential learning both in the field and in the classroom. It will be an indispensable resource for everyone who wants to promote more effective learning: in higher education, training, organizational development, lifelong learning environments, and online.