141: 4 Reasons Why Field Trips Are Important

By Steven Miletto

Teaching Learning Leading K12 provides resources for classroom teachers and school-based administrators.

Field trips are important.
There I said it.
Too often the experience of good interaction with the real world get axed in the name of …”not enough time.” This is so not right.
Kids get excited to learn more by experiencing those activities, events, or things that make their brains go, “I have got to know more.” Today I am talking about my…
4 Reasons Why Field Trips Are Important.

1. Experience
2. Question
3. Connections with Real-Life
4. Future Thinking

 I hope that you will look at your standards and start making plans to insert that awesome field experience. Make room for it. You will discover that if you handle it right you will inspire kids to want to know more.
Start planning now.
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