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Twelfth graders experience the experiential learning cycle (experience, reflection, application) through a guided group initiative. In this introduction to experiential learning lesson, 12th graders discuss experiential learning, create a life road map highlighting personal learning events. Students reflect on their experiences in a journal.
Facilitate your learners' exploration of the concept of community service. They define service and reflect on personal experiences and perspectives on community service, including whether requiring it dilutes the purpose. A philosophy of service document and service reflection mentioned are not attached, however, a rubric is included.
Students discover the Internet by participating in on-line educational activities. In this educational technology lesson, students utilize interactive story books, podcasts, and games to help expand an understanding of phonics. Students experiment with the different learning software to see which works best.
Young scholars investigate how to reflect in order to learn from experiences. In this reflection lesson, students talk about what it means to reflect on something before they write a journal entry and a peer review of an entry. They develop a mid-year reflection of their work by reading over their daily journal entry.
Knowing both the Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress Classification systems, and how to read their call numbers, facilitates information literacy, a critical skill for 21st century life. High schoolers, who may be familiar with Dewey, learn to navigate the LCC system, compare the two in a Venn diagram, and create call numbers for books and subjects in their class schedules. Links in the resource are missing; we've added 3 so everything you need is a click away.