ERIC Number: EJ538165
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Meaningful Field Trips: Keeping Learning in Sight.
Francis, Raymond W.
Schools in the Middle, v6 n3 p44-46 Jan-Feb 1997
Provides suggestions for meaningful field trips through collaborations between schools and informal education organizations. Discusses guidelines including ensuring connections to curriculum, connecting to multiple content areas, including informal educators in planning, ensuring developmental appropriateness, involving informal educators in professional development activities, and requiring follow-up activities. (SD)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Community Resources, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Enrichment, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Facilities, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Field Instruction, Field Trips, Informal Education, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Partnerships in Education, Resource Centers, School Community Relationship
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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