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Let's Talk: Accreditation

Let's Talk: Accreditation

Choosing an adventure-based program that is reputable and the best fit for your goals is a difficult task. There are hundreds of organizations from which to choose. How can you know which programs meet or exceed industry standards for quality and risk management?

 

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Member Spotlight On: Rosanne Mistretta

Member Spotlight On: Rosanne Mistretta

As the Director of the Center for Experiential Learning at an Independent School in Philadelphia, Rosanne shares how she developed the program over the last three years. 

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Creativity: Experiential Education's Big 'ah ha' Moment

Creativity: Experiential Education’s Big “ah ha” Moment
Submitted by Daniel Cape, author, experiential educator, creativity consultant

Archimedes was a Greek mathematician who was assigned the challenge of determining the volume of gold in his king’s crown. One day, after working on the problem unsuccessfully for some time, he stopped thinking about it and joined his friends at a local bathhouse. As Archimedes lowered himself into the bath he observed the water level rise; and then it hit him. The volume of his king’s crown could be measured by the volume of water that is displaced when submerged. And so the story goes that Archimedes was seen excitedly running through the streets naked immediately after shouting, “Eureka!”

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