• Posts tagged with " experiential education"

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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • August 29, 2013 in Hannah Landon

    What is an Isomorphic Connection, Anyway?

    How many times have you heard it mentioned in conversation, but feared being the person to ignorantly blurt out, “What does that mean?”  How many times have you seen it trend on twitter, maybe even hashtagged it yourself, but weren’t quite sure what you were...
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • August 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

    “F” is for “Forward”

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    The student behind me released a long sigh as he fell into yet another tree well. He was on his back, laying on his backpack, like an overturned turtle with a too-heavy shell. He was still and watched  as snowflakes casually drifted onto his eyelashes....
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • February 4, 2013 in Hannah Landon

    “D” is for Debrief

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    Perhaps the most misunderstood feature of the Explore Program is debriefing. Debriefing is the time after an event when everyone: (1) talks about what happened during the event, (2) discerns how the event’s happenings demonstrate God’s truth principles, and (3) discerns how what we learned...
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • January 7, 2013 in Hannah Landon

    All Things New

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    Shvissh, THmm … Shvissh, THmm. Our light shovels scooped up the feathery white crystals and stacked them into domed piles.  The afternoon light was already tinged blue; in a few hours it would be purple and then quickly it would be black. Once the piles...
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  • “C” Is For “Changed Environment”

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    “If someone is not asking a question, then for Christ’s sake, please don’t give him an answer!”  Red flags flew up in my mind, Did Tom Collins just use the Lord’s name in vain? I wondered in shock. Tom paused, my class sat up a little straighter, and I...
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • December 10, 2012 in Hannah Landon

    “B” is for “Backpack”

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    The most impactful backpacking trip I have been on was my first extended trip. A few years ago, I co-led a trip for our second year students to the Malheur National Forest, near Seneca, OR. I could reminisce about many things I experienced and learned...
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • December 6, 2012 in Hannah Landon

    “A” Is for “Adventure”

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    How can our students live in the outdoors for 9 days, carry around a 50 pound pack, sport greasy hair and claim that they are receiving an education? What are they learning? Besides skills like orienteering, cooking outdoors and hiking, we believe that our students...
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