Informal Learning and Field Trips
Engaging Students in Standards-Based Experiences Across the K-5 Curriculum
By (author) Leah M. Melber
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Informal Learning and Field Trips by Leah M. Melber
Book DescriptionInformal Learning and Field Trips provides teachers with concrete guidance for creating high-quality learning experiences that take advantage of informal educational environments. Based on constructivist philosophy and inquiry learning, the author shows teachers how to develop lessons that align with content standards while focusing on the treasures housed at informal learning sites. The book provides numerous sample lesson plans and activity suggestions and includes information for: o Structuring field trips o Developing corresponding classroom activities o Building partnerships with informal learning sites Incorporating museum-type activities into the classroom when a trip is not possible.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412949804
(280mm x 216mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 9-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Leah M. Melber
Informal Learning and Field Trips, Paperback (February 2015)
Previous edition published by Corwin Press in 2008.
Teaching the Museum, Paperback (April 2014)
Teaching the Museum offers insights, anecdotes, and valuable advice on how to get started and how to succeed in this rapidly growing field. Twenty contributors with decades of museum experience point out the opportunities for new graduates and seasoned teachers alike who want to explore this exciting profession.
Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies, Paperback (November 2009)» View all books by Leah M. Melber
This book looks at social science techniques that integrate language arts with an inquiry-based approach to social science
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Author Biography - Leah M. Melber
Leah M. Melber, Ph.D. has nearly 20 years experience within informal and formal science education. She holds a BA in Zoology, an MA in education together with a multiple subject teaching credential for the state of California, and a Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Southern California. She has presented widely on inquiry-based instruction and effective methods of connecting with cultural institutions such as museums. In addition to numerous journal articles she has written on this topic, she has recently published a book titled "Informal Learning and Field Trips". She was awarded the 2001 Informal Educator Award through the California Science Teachers Association. She joined the staff of Lincoln Park Zoo in December of 2008.
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