Informal Learning and Field Trips: Engaging Students in Standards-Based Experiences across the K?5 Curriculum

byLeah M. MelberForeword byDoris B Ash

February 3, 2015|
Informal Learning and Field Trips: Engaging Students in Standards-Based Experiences across the K?5 Curriculum by Leah M. Melber
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Turn every field trip into a high-quality learning experience!

What youngster isn't excited at the prospect of taking a field trip? Enthusiastic students present teachers with the ideal scenario for creating meaningful out-of-the-classroom encounters and giving students the building blocks to help them become active participants in their own educational process.

This resource helps educators take full advantage of off-site educational opportunities by developing lessons that connect informal learning with content standards. Based on constructivist philosophy and inquiry-based learning, the book provides numerous sample lesson plans and technology tips, and includes:

• Learner-centered activities for language arts, math, science, social studies, and fine art
• Ways to support English Language Learners and special education students
• Guidelines for developing corresponding classroom activities
• Strategies for building partnerships with informal learning sites
• Methods for bringing museum-type activities into the classroom when a trip is not possible

Field trips turn the whole world into a classroom. Informal Learning and Field Trips helps enrich students' lives as they explore the world outside the school grounds and gives teachers a prime opportunity to revitalize the learning experience.
Title:Informal Learning and Field Trips: Engaging Students in Standards-Based Experiences across the K?5 ...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.6 inPublished:February 3, 2015Publisher:SkyhorseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1629147435

ISBN - 13:9781629147437

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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