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Experiential Education Around the World

Steve Simpson’s Experiences at the Singapore Outdoor Education Conference: I was in China and Singapore for the month of October, so I missed the arrival of Chris Cavert’s and my new book, The Chiji Guidebook (which came out mid-October).  Imagine my surprise to be walking through the exhibition area of the Singapore Outdoor Education Conference and finding The Chiji Guidebook displayed at the...

Happy Thanksgiving

Here in the US we are celebrating Thanksgiving next week. Thanksgiving = Experiential Education cooking setting the table figuring out how to fit all those people in one small space football on the lawn cheering your teams on cleaning up doing something with those left overs… we could go on and on… When these activities are done together, we can learn a lot about ourselves and others and generate a little...

Inspired at the AEE Conference!

Last week many of our authors presented at the annual Association for Experiential Education conference. Chris Cavert shared activities from his newest book with Steven Simpson: The Chiji Guide, Laurie Frank presented “More than Being Active”, Jennifer Stanchfield presented “The Art of Experiential Group Facilitation and Teaching”, Maurie Lung presented “Is there an App for...

Chiji Cards Tips & Twists

The following includes a few of the tips and twists from The Chiji Guidebook for getting even more from Chiji Cards. These ideas come from experiences that we and others have encountered while exploring Chiji moments. • There have been particular times when we let participants keep their cards. Most participants are not going to find strong attachment to an image on a card, but every once in a while, someone...

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