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field trip

an expedition, as by a group of students or research workers, to study something at first hand
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In a joint hearing, the committees on basic education and culture as well as higher and technical education this week approved the creation of a technical working group (TWG) that will fine-tune House Bill 5121 which seeks to regulate educational field trips.
The accident prompted the CHEd to ban all educational field trips in the nearly 2,000 public and private higher education institutions nationwide.
LHF's education team has created and coordinated full-day field trips for 4th graders at the Hopatcong State Park.
These days, virtual field trips are more high tech, with students experiencing other places on the globe in three-dimensional virtual reality, exploring outer space or under the ocean and video chatting with experts in real time.
Daden, which is based at Innovation Birmingham Campus, has secured the capital from the UK's innovation agency Innovate UK for its initiative called 'Virtual Field Trips as a Service'.
Field trips and field observations can be constrained because of time, safety, expense, scale, distance, or complexity of natural environments (Ramasundarason et al.
Lindsey Tomsu, teen coordinator at the La Vista Public Library in Nebraska, takes her teen advisory board (TAB) members on field trips as a perk of membership.
But to get them to your site, you first need to reach out to teachers and let them know that your site a) exists and b) offers exciting and educational field trips.
Virtual field trips take the form of "Google Hangouts on Air," which are live video conferences with up to 10 participant screens that are broadcast on Google+ and recorded to YouTube.
Since the program's inception in October 2011, US Airways said it has helped more than 12,500 students attend field trips by providing USD 74,000 in assistance.
The literature highlights a number of important benefits to be gained from including field trips in the curriculum of third level programmes in a number of disciplines, including bridging the gap between the theory of books and real life incidents 'at a depth that cannot be gained through books and lectures alone' (Wright, 2000, p.
Vascellaro (curriculum development and children's literature, Bank Street College of Education) draws from research and his experiences teaching children and planning and leading field trips, to show how field trips help students make connections between the physical and social worlds, build on their natural desire to make sense of their environment, spark their imagination and stimulate questioning, use specific investigational skills, foster a classroom community, and enlarge their understanding, caring, and commitment through encountering the realities of others.