Face it, we all love field trips! Getting out of the school and visiting an historic site or attending a performance is fun for everyone! Well, maybe not for everyone. Having chaperoned fifteen, four-day trips to Washington, DC with eighth-graders, I can attest, while exciting and fun, it was also exhausting! With today’s budget constraints
Visit the exciting and interactive Tellus Museum! The Tellus Museum has much to offer visitors of all ages. Children will love the child friendly and interactive museum where they can create their own earthquakes, view glow in the dark gems and stones, dig for fossils, and pan for gems and stones. Students can view dinosaur
“Teaching Museum South’s mission is to provide the finest in cultural, artistic and interactive hands-on arts and learning programs. Our goal is to provide arts and learning programs that increase student test scores and improve student achievement.” – Teaching Museum South Visit the Teaching Museum South website to download a guide to their teaching programs. Programs
Visit the Wren’s Nest House and Museum, the home of Joel Chandler Harris from 1881 to 1908, and a great educational resource, to hear the wonderful African American folklore tales of Uncle Remus!
The National Park Service invites you to join a community celebration recognizing 30 years of preserving, protecting, and interpreting the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The celebration will take place on Auburn Avenue between Boulevard and Howell Street (the Birth Home block). Relive history through storytelling, music, and costumed characters from the
Zoo Atlanta has many offerings for teachers. Visit Zoo Atlanta to earn PLUs, to take your class on a field trip, register for teacher appreciation days at the zoo, or book a Zoo Mobile visit to your school. Visit the educators page on the Zoo Atlanta website for more information!
The Carter Center Library and Museum has recently undergone a $10 million dollar renovation. In a previous blog post I profiled the free field trip sponsorships available with this museum.Each week I will spotlight a museum, zoo, aquarium, or park in Georgia with educational offerings. The information will also be listed on the corresponding blog page. If
The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum and the Coca Cola Foundation are sponsoring field trips to the newly renovated museum and library for Georgia’s students. In 2009 the museum underwent a ten-million dollar renovation, and is now one of the most high-tech museums in the country. Programs and exhibits are aligned to the Georgia Performance
This past week, several members of the Second Life LC ventured into the virtual world known as Reaction Grid. We met up with Jokay Wollongong (Jo Kay in RL) who guided us around and answered questions while we got our bearings. She also took us to her own spot on the RG called jokaydia.We decided
Virtual Helping Hands is hosting Helen Keller Day in Second Life on June19th. “Named for a true innovator in accessibility, Helen Keller Day is a community-event that explores how and why to employ, educate, entertain, and engage everyone through virtual worlds.” If you would like to find out more (the wheres, the hows, the whats),