Tip #169: Interactive versus Experiential Learning, Part Two

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There are approximately ten broad categories of interactive or experiential learning strategies. The first five categories are identified below, along with some specific examples. Please note that these categories often overlap. Scavenger hunt is actually listed under physical movement and reading, to emphasize this point. Many activities involve reading, writing, and discussion. A relay race is a game that also involves physical movement, writing, problem solving, and discussion, etc.

1. Art: Any creative design activity intended to embody training concepts in a visual or tactile manner.

  • Draw a picture of themselves as either a food, a vehicle, or a pet- and label their characteristics.
  • Use art supplies to create an image of the training essence or metaphor (bridge, fruit tree,
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