hands-on hands-on


  • (adj) involving active participation


  1. It's a hands-on approach that Lam can relate to.
  2. Obama takes an unusually hands-on approach to his speech writing, more so than most politicians.
  3. Initially, Barral's gentler, hands-on approach met with skepticism.


  1. Cayuga CC science class conducts hands-on study to improve nature trail

    The students researched a range of issues from preserving bird and turtle habitats to handling dog waste and trash to dredging the ponds. Their work can be found on the class blog: http://sheilamyers.weebly.com/nature-trail-project.html Continue reading ? The post Cayuga CC science class conducts hands-on study to improve nature trail appeared first on Oswego County Today .
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

  2. Hands-on learning for homeschool students being offered

    The Farmers' Museum, the Fenimore Art Museum and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum have teamed up to offer a day of hands-on learning for homeschoolers and their families.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Cooperstown Crier

  3. "Whitey" Bulger called "hands-on killer" by prosecutor as trial opens

    Reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was a "hands-on killer" responsible for "murder and mayhem" in Boston for almost 30 years, a federal prosecutor told a jury Wednesday as Bulger's highly anticipated racketeering trial began.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Denver Post


  1. "I think the person I learned the most hands-on from is Stevie Nicks because she allowed me not only to co-write with her but also to produce her, and she's a true artist," said Crow.
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: Sheryl Crow Source: Ninemsn

  2. Failing to improve classroom instruction is "morally unacceptable for our children," Obama said in explaining his selection of Duncan. "When it comes to school reform, Arne is the most hands-on of hands-on practitioners."
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: KPHO Phoenix

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