SELA, delivered through an experiential approach, only increases its potency. Experiential education has long been known to develop critical thinking, reflection, and lifelong learning skills. HOW DOES EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING WORK? When students are given opportunities to learn in authentic situations in school or in the field, like those provided in internships/co-ops and service-learning projects, … Read moreHow is Social Emotional Learning in Action (SELA) Differentiated from other SEL programs?
Case for Social Emotional Learning (SEL) By Tara Flippo, Youth & Student Programs Director The publication of our first book has opened up amazing new conversations with area schools on the topic of Social and Emotional Learning. In our efforts to bring SEL into the forefront of school climate conversations it seemed an apt time … Read moreCase for SEL
Advisory Programs By Tara Flippo, Youth Programs Director The Browne Center is excited to see our new book Social Emotional Learning in Action being implemented as an advisory curriculum. Because of this application, I have been seeking out resources on advisories for middle schoolers. What are schools doing, frequency & duration of meetings, and … Read moreAdvisory Programs
Meta-analysis study shows positive results for challenge course participants in group interactions.
Positively Impacting Schools Through Experiential Anti-Bullying and Diversity Programming with Tara Flippo and Jeff Frigon at the Association for Experiential Education Conference in Madison, WI, Nov. 1-4, 2012
Please join us for a dynamic one-day workshop where participants experience anti-bullying and diversity activities that promote dialogue and skillful discussion. See our flyer for more information.
A short video showcasing an array of Browne Center programs & activities. Take a look!
Courage to Care™ (CtoC) is a new, evidence-based curriculum for middle school students designed to increase empathy and caring for others, and to reduce bullying and meanness. The Courage to Care™ Leadership Institute is a 3-day intensive training for teachers/administrators held at the Browne Center. Dates Aug 15-17, 2012 and Oct 24-26, 2012. Training includes: a … Read moreNEW Courage to Care™ Leadership Institute
Learn more about how unique the UNH OE program really is and how it came to be… http://unh.edu/unhtoday/2012/04/program-grows-outdoors
Check out this summer’s three workshop (noncredit) and for credit UNH courses: Challenge Course Managment; Equine Facilitated Mental Health; and Methods, Models, and Tools.