How We Do It

SOLE utilizes an intentional curricula grounded on a purposeful framework that is supported by evidence-based best practices and industry leading pedagogies stemming from the experiential education field.  This fosters the opportunity for SOLE to design and offer transformational experiential programs that reach beyond the norm for those we serve to address their diversified needs. No matter what your goals or objectives are, when you choose SOLE, you receive a purposeful and mindful approach that ensures that learning generalizes and transfers beyond the SOLE Experience SM!

"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."

~ John Dewey

Our Foundation

It't not just a way of life, our 4 Cares serves as the foundation that ensures positive learning outcomes are met.

Every SOLE Experience SM is grounded on our 4 Cares SM.  This intentional curricula serves as the foundation to learn and develop essential program-related skills (that are related to each “Care”) while further addressing additional curricula and organizational underpinnings.  It’s not just a process, it’s how we do it.



Our Framework

Evidence-based methods comprise our framework which yields phenomenal outcomes.

Our framework includes methods that are supported by evidence-based best practices to maximize outcomes for those we serve.  This includes those with a proven track record and recognize throughout experiential education fields as the the standard of care.

Methods in our Framework:

  • Hand of Support SM
  • Integrative Method SM
  • Challenge by Choice
  • Full Value Contract
  • Adventure Wave
  • Experiential Learning Cycle
  • Choice Theory
  • 8 Pillars of Executive Control

Our Pedagogies

SOLE is an educational organization supported by intentional pedagogies.

At SOLE we utilize pedagogies which support the programs we offer.  Those we employ are skilled educators in these fields.

Pedagogies We Use:

  • Experiential Education
  • Outdoor Education
  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Place-based Education
  • Project-based Learning
  • Service-Learning
  • Adventure Therapy
  • Adventure-Based Counseling

It is important to note: all SOLE Experiences SM begin with a FREE consultation ensuring that our stakeholders receive an individualized experiential program which meets your goals and objectives.  Once participants are on course SOLE personnel and to facilitate programming in a novel and intentional manner.  As mentioned above, all organization curriculum, methods, and practices are grounded on evidence-based research fostering the ability to establish and maintain a positive learning environment, and generalize learning beyond the SOLE Experience SM.

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