Just in time for back-to-school: New distance learning resources are available on Wide Open School.
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Virtual Field Trip Apps and Websites
Field trips are informal learning experiences that get students out into the world, exploring the world and students' interests. Trips to museums, parks, historical sites, and more show students that learning (and life) happens outside the classroom, too. During field trips, students discover new things and learn in authentic environments, placing classroom content into new contexts. Unfortunately, for many schools and students, field trips are rare (if they happen at all). Thankfully, there are great games, apps, and websites that can bring places and experiences fostered by field trips to the classroom. While not an outright replacement, these field trip tools can offer inspiring and intriguing experiences for students.
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Virtual Reality Experiences
On-the-Ground Reporting and Journalism
Great location-based history but presents implementation challenges
Outdated site still useful for science games and investigations
Powerful stories and media centralize African-American history
Examine an architectural masterpiece from the comfort of the classroom
Extensive resource collection supports teaching about the Holocaust