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Why Teachers Should Go on Educational trips
« on: October 09, 2012, 10:45:31 AM »

Why Teachers Should Go on Educational trips
Educational trips are educational experiences that allow students to apply their lessons to the real world. These trips tend to be the most memorable moments of a student's career.
 
Educational and Relaxing
Students are more likely to learn on a Educational  trip because their minds are relaxed. They aren't worried about the competitive classroom setting.
 
Break from the Routine
Students see Educational trips as extended play time. If you find that you are approaching a topic that drains on your students, consider applying a relevant Educational  trip to make the topic more enjoyable.
 
Learn Something New
There are facts that aren't included in the textbooks that are fascinating to know. Many experts can share knowledge to further the learning process about your topic.
 
Teaches Professionalism
Teachers expect students to be on their best behavior during Educational trips. This is a way to teach students how to act properly and show their manners in a professional setting.
 
Enhanced Sense of Community
If your Educational  trip is to a local destination, students will gain a better understanding about their community. This sometimes boosts the students' interest in being an active citizen to help preserve what makes the community special.
 
Creates an Interest in New Professions
Educational trips usually involve a tour director or representative who leads the group. These representatives can give students insight into the careers that are available for those who are interested in that particular topic.
 
The Advantages of Educational trips?
The Advantages of Educational trips?    

Visiting the Historical places, watching wild life or asking a NASA Scientists about space travel are all possibilities for Educational  trip excursions that are stimulating and educational. One issue that is reducing Educational  trip opportunities is a lack of financial resources. Classrooms that are faced with budget restrictions should consider fund-raising programs or ask one of their school's local business partners to donate a portion of the funds. Consider a tour of a local factory, restaurant or bank that would require only transportation and meal costs to create an affordable Educational  trip and valuable community relations between businesses and students.
 
Real-World Experience
Educational trips provide an opportunity for total immersion in the natural environment and social setting. On such excursions, the student practices his social skills and critical thinking abilities outside of the controlled class setting. Being able to ask experts about their particular area of study on the spot requires thinking. He is able to learn real-world lessons.
 
Classroom Inspiration
A student who sees, touches and smells historical relics, ancient artifacts and original sources of text becomes motivated to learn more in depth when he returns to the classroom. Educational trips stimulate learning beyond what textbooks and videos can provide to the learning environment. This is not to say that all Educational trips are equally stimulating, but those excursions that are well-designed result in higher levels of academic achievement in every subject of study. He is learning in an informal setting when on a Educational  trip that is directed by professionally trained staff, such as at a museum or science center. This allows all participants to learn without realizing it, which reaches more students from various learning backgrounds and styles.
 
Connection to Community
For low-income students or students who are new to the school, Educational trips that take advantage of local resources promote community connectivity. For example, a student may not ever have the opportunity to visit a local park or bank, which are important resources within a community for both the student and his family. Students from non-English-speaking families or who have recently moved to the community get the chance to learn about the local area with the guidance of their school, as well as share the information with their family when they return home.