When brainstorming class service projects with my advisory class of freshmen through seniors, the students insisted that they wanted to go somewhere to interact with the community in some way.
What better than a “free field trip” in their minds?
And, truthfully, their intentions were good. After much deliberation, they decided…
As a special educator, my favorite class that I have had the privilege to teach was called “Independent Living.” This class was, as I’m sure will come as no surprise, a class all about preparing students to live independently. A unique aspect of this class was that we frequently had the opportunity to utilize real-life skills in real-life settings by way of field trips.