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Experiential learning

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Have you ever noticed a young child trying to avoid hot objects, like a burning candle because of the discomfort and pain caused by it during his/her past experiences with fire? Do you think, the child would learn the dangers of fire if he/she had not directly experienced it? Well, here’s when the concept of experiential learning slides in. For thousands of years humans have …

Communication skills all students should develop before graduating

Communication skills all students should develop before graduating

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Communication is a topic you could spend your whole life learning about. It is as complex as human beings themselves, but also as the social structures that frame it. Unfortunately, learning to communicate authentically and efficiently is not something that finds its place in our school curricula. The result is that, at the end of their school education, many students haven’t developed the ability to …

Kako poticati motivaciju učenika u nastavi?

How to motivate students in the classroom?

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One of the biggest challenges almost every teacher faces on an everyday basis is how to motivate students to participate actively in the classroom and learn. From your own experience, you surely are aware that not only is it easier for you as a teacher to work with motivated students but that motivated students are much more successful in their undertakings in school and outside …

odgovori na 7 pitanja prije prvog OBC programa

7 questions you ask yourself before your child’s first Outward Bound course – answered

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Enrolling your child for the first time in an Outward Bound outdoor education course can leave you with a lot of questions. Parents who have no previous experience with outdoor education or are themselves not very comfortable in the outdoors naturally have numerous doubts about what expects their child on the course. In this post we’re going to give you the answers to the 7 …

Poučavanje generacije Z

TEACHING GENERATION Z: 5 characteristics of this generation to keep in mind when stepping into the classroom

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In this post, we are going to discuss what’s important to be aware of about students who belong to Generation Z and how you can adapt your teaching methods to their needs and learning styles to reach better learning outcomes. Since our first course in 2005, a generational shift has happened, and we have understood that we need to adapt our courses and methodology of …

DIGITAL DETOX: A NEW CHALLENGE? Another beneficial tool of Outward Bound Croatia

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Many publications describe the beneficial impact of Outward Bound courses for participants. These publications describe improvements mainly in Character: displaying increased self-awareness and self-confidence while demonstrating understanding and compassion toward others, leadership and service. Leadership: demonstrating the ability to set goals, inspire and guide others to achieve them. Furthermore, exhibiting the ability to collaborate, communicate, solve problems and resolve conflicts effectively. Service: demonstrating social and …

7 reasons your child should attend OBC

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They will identify strengths in themselves that they never realised they had Everyone has untapped potential, the only problem is that we don’t know what we don’t know. Sometimes it’s difficult to identify part of our personality that could really benefit us or others around us.  Strengths such as determination, teamwork and responsibility may sit inside us for days, weeks or years until we have and …

Papuk

Eight-day technology-free adventure

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life begins at the end of your comfort zone Lucija Mlakar, 3.b My spring vacation in the Nature Park Papuk on a project led by the organization Outward Bound. iving with all the obligations, problems, deadlines and stress that our fast-paced everyday-life forces on us, we ask ourselves: do we even have time to „live“? We are breathing, but we are not living – we …