Transforming Student Travel

A Resource Guide for Educators
 
 
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • erschienen am 16. September 2015
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  • 180 Seiten
 
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978-1-4758-2071-3 (ISBN)
 
<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Transforming Student Travel</span><span> calls for a paradigm shift in the student tour industry: educators collaborating to create a student-centered, inquiry-based tour. Marcel Proust said, "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." This resource guide explores ways educators can encourage students not only to see with "new eyes," but also to understand how they know. The International Baccalaureate informs the first part of the book which includes educational research as well as practical suggestions for improving the tour experience, including an integration of academic subjects. Although much has been written about the impact of international travel, this book explores ways educators can transform domestic tours for public and parochial school students. The second part of the book offers resource guides for four cities - Washington, D.C.; New York; Philadelphia; and Boston. Teachers, tour directors, and tour operators, will find discussion questions activities as well as detailed background information for four of the most visited cities by students. Many of the questions and strategies can be adapted for other landscapes. </span></span>
  • Englisch
  • Lanham
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  • USA
  • 2,17 MB
978-1-4758-2071-3 (9781475820713)
1475820712 (1475820712)
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By Faye Brenner
<span><span>Foreword </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Wendy W. Amato, Ph.D.</span><span> Preface Acknowledgements PART ONE Chapter One: Encouraging New Eyes The International Baccalaureate From Recall to Thinking Taking the Tour to the Next Step Goethe's Principles of Criticism Shifts in Meaning Chapter Two: How Do We Know? The Ways of Knowing Language The Language of the Landscape Culture, Race, and Language Metaphor Sense Perception Multiple Intelligence Theory Sight and Sound Taste and Smell Balance, Hunger, Thirst, and Movement Sense Perception as a Form of Communication Emotion Teens and Emotions Emotional Response to the Landscape Emotion and the United States Holocaust Museum Reason Putting it All Together: A Lesson at the Boston Old State House From Commentary to Analysis Imagination Walking in Someone Else's Shoes Imagination Can Be Fun Faith The Religious Landscape Secular Faith The Faith of the Sentinels Intuition Intuition and Instinct An Intuitive Lesson at the National Portrait Gallery Memory Memory v. Memorization Memory and Learning Chapter Three: It's Not All about History and Architecture Language Social Sciences Mathematics Natural Science The Visual and Performing Arts Ethics Chapter Four: Teaching Strategies on the Road A Cadre of Educators: Developing Relationships Developing Relationships with Students Modeling Critical Thinking Interacting with Students Using Social Networking: Smart Phones, Tablets, and Other Technology Dangling the Carrot: The Pros and Cons of Rewards PART TWO Introduction to City Resource Guides Chapter Five: Washington, D.C. Monuments and Memorials: An Integrated Approach Language Arts Social Sciences Mathematics Natural Sciences Arts and Culture Architecture Visual Arts Theater Ethics Washington Addendum: The Korean War Veterans Memorial Chapter Six: New York Language Arts Social Sciences Mathematics Natural Sciences Arts and Culture Architecture Theater Visual Arts Music Ethics Chapter Seven:Philadelphia Language Arts Social Sciences Mathematics Natural Sciences The Arts Theater Visual Arts Ethics Philadelphia Addendum: The People of Elfreth's Alley Chapter Eight:Boston Language Arts Social Sciences Mathematics Natural Sciences The Arts Music Public Art Architecture Ethics Boston Addendum: Franklin's Magic Square Resources </span></span>

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