Are you looking for creative ways to get students excited about your classroom lessons? Do you feel like your students think of history as a lackluster list of names and dates? This is why our top student travel destinations are the living classrooms of the East Coast. Keep reading to find out how four U.S. cities make history come alive and ignite the spark of learning in your students!
While most of us can vividly remember the attacks on September 11, 2001, many students are too young to have personal experiences with the fateful day. As the time separating the present day from the attacks grows, it is important that teachers educate students about the horror, tragedy and subsequent solidarity that the catastrophes provoked.
The organization behind the 9/11 Memorial & Museum provides excellent resources designed to help younger generations understand the attacks. We highlight some of our favorites.
You know that iconic shot at the beginning of every single movie filmed in New York City? The one that pans across Central Park, juxtaposing its peaceful greenery with the famed skyscrapers of the Big Apple? Yeah, it made me want to go to New York, too.
Sketchnoting, the process of incorporating visuals into notes, is becoming increasingly popular within the education world, especially among educators who value creativity and diverse learning styles.
If you have an upcoming New York City student tour, prepare your class with a couple relevant lesson plans. Don’t know where to start? The city’s world-famous museums provide plenty of resources on the history, art, culture and nature of their hometown. We’ve gathered up some of our favorites for you.
New York’s tallest building is one of the most popular attractions on our New York student tours, and it’s no wonder; the Empire State Building is an American cultural icon with a fascinating history. Before traveling up to the 102nd floor of this Art Deco masterpiece, check out these fun and historical facts about the Empire State Building.