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October 2019: Virtual Field Trips

October 2019: Virtual Field Trips

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

Field Trip Spotlight: Teaching Museum South

“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

Spotlight on the National Park Service – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birth Home Celebration

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

Spotlight on Zoo Atlanta

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!

Spotlight on the Carter Center Library and Museum

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

First Reaction to: Reaction Grid

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

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