TITLE

Elements of a Winning Field Trip

AUTHOR(S)
Noel, Andrea M.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Fall2007, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the characteristics of a productive school field trip. According to the author, school field trips are a teaching strategy that both teachers and students look forward to. The author collaborated with an educator to determine how teachers use materials in school field trips to teach elementary students. The author states that learning during a field trip is maximized if the teacher is able to integrate the content of the field trip with the curriculum. The study of the author found that site educators believe that preparing students for the content of the field trip is essential to learning.
ACCESSION #
27172853

 

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