Hands-on Learning Is More Retainable
May 8, 2019
As part of the junior high shop curriculum at Chinook Junior High School, Vocational/Agriculture Education Instructor, Robin Allen seeks out methods beyond textbooks and worksheets to capture the students' interest. Sometimes she achieves that goal by putting the students to work in the school's greenhouse; other times the classroom moves to a business setting where students acquire hands-on experience and knowledge. On May 2 and 3, wearing their shop coats and safety glasses, seventh and eighth graders enrolled in the Exploratory Ag class visited American Garage.
With visits to American...