Taking students on virtual field trips

Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director for Iowa’s Van Meter Community School District and a featured speaker for FETC®, addresses how to take students (as well as teachers and families) around the world virtually and shares a curated list of destinations
By: | April 23, 2020
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Shannon McClintock Miller is the innovation director of instructional technology and library media at Van Meter Community School in Iowa.

Shannon McClintock Miller is the innovation director of instructional technology and library media at Van Meter Community School in Iowa.

Shannon McClintock Miller is the innovation director of instructional technology and library media at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa. She is also the Future Ready Librarians spokesperson, working with librarians, educators and students around the world as an international speaker, consultant and author. McClintock Miller is a featured speaker for FETC.

While McClintock Miller says she misses is not being able to bring students to destinations around the world through Skype and other virtual and augmented reality experiences, remote learning during coronavirus school closures can include virtual field trips, offering students and families online experiences to be part of throughout the week, month and year.

She has been gathering and bringing together resources from We Are Teachers, Skype in the Classroom, Common Sense Media and others, which have curated trip lists. Click here to read more.


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