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Out of the Classroom and into the World: Learning from Field Trips, Educating from Experience, and Unlocking the Potential of Our Students and Teachers

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Bank Street College of Education professor Salvatore Vascellaro is a leading advocate of taking children and teachers into a wider world as the key to improving our struggling schools.

Combining practical and theoretical guidance, Out of the Classroom and into the World visits a rich variety of classrooms transformed by innovative field trip curricula—showing how students’
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by The New Press
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Magnus Ver Magnusson
Nov 02, 2011 rated it it was amazing
A truly beautiful book. Vascellaro weaves several interlocking stories of how both educators and students benefit from hands-on experiential learning. In an age of slashed education budgets with an ever-narrowing focus, Vascellaro shows why it’s important for students to get outside the classroom and try to understand that they are part of a larger ecosystem: a community and world that they need to actively engage, listen closely to and discover how to learn from. This is a lifelong process for ...more
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