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ERIC Number: EJ762403
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-1089-5701
Back to Basics through Challenge and Adventure
Brendtro, Larry K.; Strother, Mark A.
Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, v16 n1 p2-6 Spr 2007
A century ago, John Dewey proposed educating children through a curriculum rich in real-life problem-solving experiences. While many traditional schools have been slow to adopt such methods, experiential learning is making a significant impact in alternative education, youth development, and treatment settings. Challenge and adventure activities create powerful learning environments which fully engage youth and foster the development of courage, resilience, and responsibility. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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