Aprendizaje Experimental

In more traditional school settings, students often hear and read about others' experiences. At EMS, teachers consider individual learning styles and facilitate opportunities for students to make discoveries and experiment with knowledge firsthand.

Then, students have time to reflect on what they have experienced, completed, even made mistakes with. That's experiential learning.

Model UN service with Rise Against Hunger
5th grade marimba making
Explore week 2021

Experiential learners must:

  • be willing to be actively involved in the experience.
  • be able to reflect on the experience, sometimes in writing, sometimes in conversation with teachers and peers.
  • possess and use analytical skills to conceptualize the experience.
  • possess or make progress in developing decision-making and problem-solving skills in order to use the new ideas gained from the experience.

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EMS Experiential Learning News

Peace at the center: EMES peace pledge

septiembre 25, 2023

Peace is a fundamental aspect of human interaction that lies at the heart of our relationships with one another. It is a concept often viewed as abstract and intangible, but it can be extended to others in simple yet profound ways. This was the message that was beautifully encapsulated in the book “Peace is An Offering,” which was shared with students at an EMES gathering by Ms. Archer. “Peace is gratitude for simple things. Light through a leaf, a dragonfly’s wings.”  Peace is an Offering,…

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