Education Trips and Tours
Memories of school Educational trips are among the most prominent of the formative years, largely because they are a welcome break in the routine for both students and teachers. While their purpose is essentially to educate, they can also be a fun bonding experience for everyone involved.
The trip can reinforce what a teacher has been instructing in class about a subject and help students understand the topic better.
Teachers turn trips into mobile classrooms, instructing students to collect data, then quizzing them or assigning a project based on what they learned during the outing.
Taking students into a new environment gives them the experience of traveling in a group and teaches them to be respectful of the locations they visit.
Kids get to visit a place to which they have never been before. This can be particularly advantageous to students who are less fortunate and don't have the opportunity to travel.
Students who go on Educational trips find that they want to learn more about the subjects on which the trip focused.
The type of memories that Educational trips create, called “episodic memories,” helps children retain information for longer periods.