Experiential Learning

At Besant Hill School, our educational approach begins in the classroom, expands to the community, and eventually takes the learning process into the world at large. Experiential Learning is a practice that engages students in active, hands-on learning, integrating curricular goals with practical and consequential real-life experiences. Experiential Learning encompasses a broad variety of learning activities, including:

Experiential Learning

At Besant Hill School, our educational approach begins in the classroom, expands to the community, and eventually takes the learning process into the world at large. Experiential Learning is a practice that engages students in active, hands-on learning, integrating curricular goals with practical and consequential real-life experiences. Experiential Learning encompasses a broad variety of learning activities, including:

Experiential Learning

At Besant Hill School, our educational approach begins in the classroom, expands to the community, and eventually takes the learning process into the world at large. Experiential Learning is a practice that engages students in active, hands-on learning, integrating curricular goals with practical and consequential real-life experiences. Experiential Learning encompasses a broad variety of learning activities, including:

This educational approach begins in the classroom, expands to the community, and eventually takes the learning process into the world at large. Building on our mission to actively engage learners in progressive education models, students will have the opportunity to travel regionally, nationally, and internationally for Experiential Learning projects. Faculty members, students, and members of the administration create meaningful, curriculum-based trips to support our educational objectives, and travel dates coincide with school breaks.

Past Trips have visited:

Ecuador & Galápagos Islands

Italy

Cuba

Greece

Australia

New York City and Philadelphia

Costa Rica

Nepal

Cameroon, Africa

New Orleans

Mexico City and Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico

San Francisco, CA

Cairo, Egypt

This educational approach begins in the classroom, expands to the community, and eventually takes the learning process into the world at large. Building on our mission to actively engage learners in progressive education models, students will have the opportunity to travel regionally, nationally, and internationally for Experiential Learning projects. Faculty members, students, and members of the administration create meaningful, curriculum-based trips to support our educational objectives, and travel dates coincide with school breaks.

Past Trips have visited:

Ecuador & Galápagos Islands

Italy

Cuba

Greece

Australia

New York City and Philadelphia

Costa Rica

Nepal

Cameroon, Africa

New Orleans

Mexico City and Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico

San Francisco, CA

Cairo, Egypt

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