Learn by Doing Approach

Pragmatic Learning

There are many philosophies and methodologies to learning, the true success of an educational approach is measured by the results it achieves. At Excelsior, education is more than memorizing facts and historical dates; it is an opportunity to empower students to achieve their full potential. Students develop key skills through working with our certified teachers and staff specialist, but more importantly it is the hands on experience they receive that defines an Excelsior Experience. The basic premise is that students learn more when they are active particpants in the learning process.

 

Our program is just as focused on teaching students valuable life skills as any particular subject matter. It is through a learn by doing approach that teaches students vital life skills to become self-motivated, productive, and active members of society. These are the following life skills developed through participation in our program.

  • Enhance Learning Skills, such as capitalizing on curiosity, adapting to change, and identifying sources of knowledge.
  • Strengthen and Use Decision Making Skills, such as establishing goals and priorities, understaning the most effcient and effective steps to achieving one's goals.
  • Develop a Positive Self-Concept. Self-concept is an emerging belief about oneself. The current research indicates that developing a positive self-concept will substantially contribute to one's ability to deal successfully with issues in one's life. This will also contribute to eventually making a positive impact on the lives of others.
  • Communicate With and Relate to Other People. Develop communication skills enhances the ability to understand and respect the point of view os others with openess. It is a fundamental building block to developing quality interpersonal skills. Improving communication skills includes: verbal and non-verbal communication, social skills such as diplomacy, negotiation, making friends, and conflict management.

 

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