Singing About a Field Trip

Students have become recording stars for a National Park Service project by singing about a field trip. At Centennial Elementary School, students created a song about Bent’s Old Fort, a national historic site in La Junta.  Inspired by the stories about the...

Museum Became a Classroom for One Week

Instead of just being a location for a day long field trip, one Museum became a classroom for one week.   Elementary school students in Genesee County spent a week away from their usual desks last week to learn in a new classroom: Sloan Museum. Teacher Jaime...

Field Trips Offer New Opportunities for Learning

Field trips offer new opportunities for learning, and up close hands on experiences.  They stimulate new questions, ideas, and projects among students and teachers. Janet Mansmann, senior coordinator of social studies curriculum for San Antonio Independent School...

Good Behavior on Field Trips

Good behavior isn’t just for the classroom, good behavior on field trips is just as important. Teachers should expect their students to extend their good listening and attitude beyond the doors of their classrooms. Expecting the best out of students in special...

Structured Field Trips Explore Career Options

While traditional school field trips may be nothing more than youthful diversions, students benefit from structured field trips that explore career options.  A local organization in Texas see structured field trips as a way to push students to improve in school by...