Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips

Presenter: Jayme Linton
Location: Hickory, North Carolina, USA

Presentation Title: Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips

Presentation Description: We all know that field trips can be incredible educational experiences for students, particularly students with limited backgrounds. However, with the current budget crunch, field trips aren’t always feasible. In this session, you’ll learn how to create a field trip experience for your students without leaving the classroom. Come explore resources for designing virtual field trips that will engage your students and give them new experiences. No permission forms or bag lunches required.

iPod video         mp3 audio

Link to presentation’s supporting documents:
Jayme’s Symbaloo


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21 Responses to “Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips”

  1. […] Up: Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips by […]

  2. LOVED this session!! Thank you!!
    The national park link was very helpful for a project I am hosting in the spring….and I really learned a lot from all your tips and ideas.
    Thank you!!!
    Great session!

  3. […] visiting the K12 Online Conference site and browsing for a while I chose to watch the presentation “Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Fieldtrips.”  This presentation gave me ideas that I had not had before.  It explained how to find existing […]

  4. […] Dec. 7th: The Power of Projects and Get Out of the Classroom: Virtual Field Trips […]

  5. Kadidia Doumbia says:

    Wonderful presentation. I will certainly use the resources offered.

  6. […] was able to watch the podcast called “Get out of the Classroom” and it was a great learning opportunity. Jayme Linton goes through the steps it takes to […]

  7. Kim Thomas says:

    The resources provided for the presentation are fantastic! The only problem…spent way too much time exploring!

    We will be using this presentation as part of the technology PD (Classroom Application of Technology – New Incentive Program, CATNIP) in the Madison School District in Phoenix, AZ. Thanks for providing such a rich resource for our teachers!

    Kim Thomas
    Madison School District

  8. […] Sara Sydow – Apr• 13•12 Another great K12 Online Conference that I discovered was Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips by Jayme Linton. I thought this conference was very helpful because I really showed me as a future teacher some […]

  9. […] great presentation I found on K12 Online Conference is Jayme Linton’s Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips.  Unfortunately, field trips are not always achievable. However, the presentation discusses how […]

  10. […] blog for more information about the conference.  First, I watched a video by Jayme Linton entitled Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips.  Since it is getting harder and harder for teachers to take students on real field trips, Linton […]

  11. […] Zach Johnson | April 25, 2012 – 4:16 am | Reflections This was a presentation put on by Jayme Linton. Jayme says that “We all know that field trips can be incredible educational experiences for […]

  12. […] Extra Credit K12 Online Conferences: Virtual Field Trips Posted on April 27, 2012 by William Brown Virtual field trips may not be as effective as the real thing but it is a very nice asset to have. A lot of times the field trips are expensive and can cost the kids money as well. This is a great way to visit educational places that may be out of reach to the school wishing to attend or to expensive to attend. You can also go on more “field trips” than your normally would throughout the year. If you are interested in a economical feasible way to take your kids out of the classroom (while still in the classroom), then this is for you. Check out the link.—> Virtual Field Trips […]

  13. […] great presentation from the K12 Online Conference is titled “Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips.” This presentation is offered by Ms. Jayme Lewman from Hickory, North Carolina. In her […]

  14. […] had never thought of virtual field trips nor did I know very much about them. Through Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips I found out that virtual field trips (VFT) can be anything that takes a student to a new location […]

  15. […] Virtual Fieldtrips — This presentation about “Getting out of the Classroom” was useful for my World History class.  Project Explorer is a site that hosts already-made fieldtrips for kids, though most of what I saw was better suited to Middle School.  Google Earth is clearly something that I’ve thought would be great to use (and I have, but only in a very basic way), and she did provide some good instructions for how to go about making a good field trip, which I might pursue later.  Her symbaloo site looks like a good resource as well, but most importantly, Symbaloo itself looks really cool, and I think I’m gonna make one!  In fact, I’m not sure if/why Delicious doesn’t at least have a view/format like Symbaloo’s.  It’s familiar looking for smartphone users (like most of us) who like the kid-in-a-candy-store layout of smartphone and tablet apps.  Her checklist (a google doc) about how to create a VFT is good too. […]

  16. […] Linton’s Get Out of the Classroom With Virtual Field Trips presented much worth considering, but it was kind of like a mini Web 2.0 course, so I started […]

  17. […] is a great asset to any educator. The K12 online conference I ‘attended’ was titled Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips, by Jamie Linton. By the end of the presentation I felt able to use the resources and tools to […]

  18. […] Class Title: Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips […]

  19. […] attended the Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips conference and thought it was great!  This session focused on how to take virtual field trips with […]

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