Making the case for class field trips

07/12/2011 | Edutopia.org

Field trips are unique experiences for students to engage in "social, emotional and academic" lessons outside of the classroom, writes leadership coach Elena Aguilar, who discussed her support for field trips during a recent family vacation to Thailand. Summer break is an opportunity to begin planning next year's field trips, she writes, as early preparation gives teachers time to link the trips to curriculum and raise the necessary funds.

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