Designing and Organising Experiential Learning Activities in Math Teaching at Secondary School in Northwestern Viet Nam

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Nguyen Trieu Son Son
Hoang Thi Thanh
Vu Tien Thanh


Experiential learning (EL) has always been an appealing research topic among educators. In Viet Nam’s 2018 General Education Program, EL is included as compulsory educational activities with a specific time allowance in every subject. This article presents a procedure to design and organise Experiential learning activities (ELA) in teaching Math at secondary school. The proposed ELA procedure is adapted from David Kolb’s experiential learning cycle with several modifications in accordance with local students’ characteristics. The findings show that learners were capable of constructing the concept of ‘percentage’ through ELA by examining and evaluating local produce prices before and after the Covid-19 pandemic (in Son La province). It is shown that organising realistic ELA promote the initiative and enthusiasm of minority ethnic students in mountainous Northern areas in learning, to eventually construct new math knowledge and develop communicational competencies.

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Son, N. T. S., Thanh, H. T. ., & Thanh, V. T. . (2021). Designing and Organising Experiential Learning Activities in Math Teaching at Secondary School in Northwestern Viet Nam. Asia Research Network Journal of Education, 1(3), 136–150. Retrieved from
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