Your students are eager for their class trip and excitedly ask questions about what their destination looks like, why they are visiting, and what they can do there. Sometimes it can be difficult to describe a place in words; it is something they have to experience for themselves! Wouldn’t it be great if you could enhance their learning experience by giving them a glimpse of the destination ahead of time? These 15 virtual tours can take you there before you go on the road.
Students stood in the footsteps of history this spring. After exploring the Lincoln Memorial, marveling at its massive columns and the 19-foot marble statue of Abraham Lincoln, students from Woodland Hills Junior High School found themselves standing on an inscription.
About the author:
Katie Day, a recent graduate of Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio, is finishing her Education Licensure to become an English teacher. Katie recently traveled with the Lakewood Middle School Eighth graders to Gettysburg PA and Washington DC, with one very special tourist, Flat Stanley. Read more
“No estate in United America is more pleasantly situated than this.”- George Washington, 1790
How many people can say that they have visited the home of the first president of the United States? And how many can say that they have before they even reach high school? For Lakewood Middle School, this can be crossed off the bucket list. Read more