1“EXPERIMENTIAL LEARNING CENTRE” (Anubhav Janya Gurukulam) S.V.T. VIDYA VIHAR GURUKULAM“EXPERIMENTIAL LEARNING CENTRE”(Anubhav Janya Gurukulam)COMPLETE ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOL
2To learn what you experience Guruji Sri Jaanakiraam “EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING”Literal meaning:To learn what you experienceOLD PROVERB“I hear, I forgetI see, I rememberI do, I understand”Guruji Sri Jaanakiraam
3Essential Characteristics Intra-IntegrationInductive Approach to teachingA way to view the whole Worldin a holistic manner
4Today’s education gives information only *Experiential Learning helps the child tounderstand the truth & relate it to his/herlife & absorb it.*It helps the child to learn how to gather and organize information*Therefore, the child learns through his/her own experience
5Advantages Growth of social skills: - Responsibility - Initiative - Adjustment- Co-operation- Co-ordination- Self-confidence
8BIRDS Singing Birds Unique Birds Water Birds Pet Birds Friendly Birds Colorful Birds
9BIRDS Water Birds Singing Birds Friendly Birds Unique Birds Pet Birds Colorful BirdsGooseSwanDuck
10BIRDS Many words radiate / emerge from a central concept. Myna Cuckoo NightingaleSinging BirdsWood Pecker Ostrich EagleDuck Swan GooseUnique BirdsBIRDSWater BirdsCrow Peahen Sparrow HynaParrot Love bird HenFriendly BirdsPet BirdsColorful BirdsPeacockMany words radiate / emerge from a central concept.A Web is formed.Each word in the web can also radiate different words, and form a web of an infinite size.
11A store room properly arranged MIND MAPPINGIt is an expression of radiant thinkingIt unlocks the potential of brainIt makes the mind systematic e.g -A store room properly arrangedHence, Mind Mapping increases mentalstorage capacity
12MIND MAPPING HELPS IN: Problem solving with radiant thinking Revealing unlimited power of human brainMaking lessons interestingIntegrated learning process
13“Experiential Learning” Steps involvedin“Experiential Learning”The Process
14Step 1 - Prayer - Silent sitting Calm the students (restful state of mind)- Prayer- Silent sitting
15Step 2 A theme is given to the students by writing it in the centre of the board**The theme should be of interest to thechildren**Children should have some knowledgeabout the topic
17Step 3 This is known as Mind Mapping Words related to the theme given by the studentsThe words are written on the boardThere is no limit to what words come upStudents can be divided into groups
18Colours Flower pots Costume Bag Cake Holi Car Fire Yellow Sky ChocolatesBooksCockCycleOrnamentsClipsDrawingColoured full papersIce creamCompassCrayonsHousePensCameraJungleKingfisherShoesLeavesPhoto frameRedHair bandsPen pencilsClockSarisMoonSketch penSkinCherryDuckCamelHorseEagleBenchesBallEar-ringsOstrichElephantEyesFacesGreenCarrotNatureFestivalsFishFlagColoursBoomerTigerCatBreadBanglesPurseRainbowCupboardCups
19Step 4 This is known as web-charting Words categorised into groups by the studentsGeneral tendency of students tocategorize on the basis of subjects
20GamesColoursFestivalsNatureSchool thingsEatablesClothes &Ladies things
21Colours Nature Animals/Birds Games Festivals Insects Flowers Rainbow EatablesSchool thingsClothes &Ladies things
22Games Festivals Nature Colours School things Eatables Ladies things BagsJewellerySarisMake-upBalls/BalloonsMatching cardsSports TeamsVideo GamesNatureFlowers Animal/BirdsInsectsRainbowVegetablesFruitsSweetsClothesObjectsGodsFlagsPrimary ColoursTexturesDrawings/ PaintsChalksCrayonsBooksColoured full papers
23Step 5 Students are divided into groups. Grouping of students should be in such a way that all students are able to participate.Each group takes one category or subpart of the web chart according to their interest.The groups perform activities for each subpart, on the basis of the subjects.
24Possible Activities… VALUES Colours Art & Craft Drawing Science, materialsPlayCultureHistoryLiteratureVALUESColours
26Students making the web chart on the black board Objects and drawings made by the StudentsStudents & teachers enjoying the creativity!
27Points to be remembered Experiential Learning may go on for 6 to 16 hours, but it can be more.Students should find out information on their own.Prompting by the teacher can be done only when required.
28L et’s go and put it into practice! Guruji JaanakiraamLOKA SAMASTHASUKHINO BHAVANTU