Schools and Programs Using an Active Learning Approach
Specific to Active Learning
Here are some websites with information about Active Learning or child development that we find useful in understanding more about Active Learning.
Narbethong School uses Active Learning extensively and has a great deal of information about the approach on their website.
In addition to selling "perceptualizing" aids and other Active Learning materials, LilliWorks has some nice video of parents sharing about Active Learning.
Vendor of furniture for children with special needs and Active Learning materials in Australia
Other Related Sites
Ideas from Dr. Joe Gibson for exploring the outdoors and creating tactile art projects.
Check out a short video about the DBI Outdoor Network and see how outdoor activities really lend themselves to active learning.
Touch Base: Center for the Deafblind is a nonprofit organization created to benefit deafblind people after they graduate from school. Currently, Touch Base is located in Houston, Texas. It is a small organization with a board consisting of parents of deafblind children, experienced staff from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and other dedicated professionals. The purpose of this organization is to provide deafblind men and women with a day habilitation facility where they can particpate in organized, meaningful, and purposeful activities. They employ many strategies that align with the practice of Active Learning. Be sure to visit their photo gallery.
This website is a great place to learn more about typical child development and to see what skills and behaviors sensorimotor and pre-operational level learners display.