Experiential Exercises have a tendency to be a bit scary to a teacher who has never tried one of these before. Remember these tips:
5. Finally – Have Fun With It! Days I used an Experiential Exercise were always the best for me! I loved coming to school and experiencing it with my students.
If you would like to see what this strategy looks like in a lesson – try my Decree of April 6, 1830 lesson. In this lesson students experience some of the emotions involved in one of the key causes of the Texas Revolution.
Decree of April 6, 1830