Are you looking for data and findings to support educational travel programs at your school? In this edWebinar, Dr. Carrie Olson presented a research study that compares the academic achievement and school engagement of students who traveled with those who didn’t over a seven-year period. Dr. Olson also shared highlights from interviews with nine students and chaperones to shed more light on the meaning of educational travel.
Would you and your students take part in more educational experiences outside the classroom if funding field trips and overnight travel wasn’t such a challenge? Learn how to use grassroots fundraising to get the money you and your students need for a group trip.
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and while many students in the US are familiar with holidays like Christmas, educators strive to expand the minds of students and explore a variety of holidays celebrated across the globe. Learn how to use technology to connect students in the US to their peers around the world using free resources provided by Generation Global. Gain tools and resources to break down cultural barriers and personal stereotypes proving that students living across the world from one another face similar challenges, have similar interests, and that we aren’t so different after all.
As effective educators, we are facilitators of learning in the classroom. Likewise, as group or program leaders on a tour, we also need to help our students make connections, think critically, and reflect on their own thinking. Faye Brenner, the author of Transforming Student Travel: A Resource Guide for Educators, demonstrated how you can help your students develop a host of valuable learning skills through travel.
The Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA) has released the findings of a landmark, global study that gauges the impact of travel on students. During this webinar, SYTA’s Executive Director Carylann Assante will share facts from the study that will shed light on the tremendous opportunity that exists to enhance learning through travel.