Is Experience the Best Teacher?

There are many derivations of the old saw, experience is the best teacher coming from philosophers and pundits ranging from Julius Caesar, to Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, Soren Kierkegaard, and Oscar Wilde, to name a few. More recently, MRI-based neurological studies have validated the learning theories of David Kolb and others that experience is integral to true learning.

The Power of Experience

That’s good news because our Bible college/biblical higher education tradition has always called for intentional and pervasive engagement in experiential higher education.

— Ralph Enlow | 4thoughtleaders Blog

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