Field Trip Should Not Be Removed

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Field Trip Should Not Be Removed

By | April 2013
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NO TO THE REMOVAL OF FIELD TRIPS

By:
Maries Imee M. Venturillo
BSEd1-1

Palawan State University
College of Teacher Education

Title: No to the Removal of Field trip

Thesis statement: I am writing about keeping field trip in the curriculum of the schools and I am going to argue, show and prove that field trip should remain the curriculum by stating: the integration of field trip to teaching program, field trip as the ground of oral communication, studies about scientific exploration in field trips and as classroom extension. -------------------------------------------------

Students remember most of their experiences rather than the lessons they have learned during their school days. So, it is not a surprise of having field trips in school curriculum. Field trip aims to aggravate and support the educational program. Therefore, it should be reasonably provided for all students. There are many issues regarding field trips. Many suggest about its removal; some are in favor but some are anti. However, if this issue is addressed and informed to the public, they will see how important field trip is. I am writing about keeping field trip in the curriculum of the schools and I am going to argue, show and prove that field trip should remain the curriculum by stating: the integration of field trip to teaching program, field trip as the ground of oral communication, studies about scientific exploration in field trips and as classroom extension.

“Field trips should be integrated into teaching program (Griffin et.al., 1994).” They suggested that teachers need to use plans that will reflect informal teaching methods rather than use of formal classroom methods which are the main focus of their training. Teachers behold that this kind of activity aggravates students’ understanding of the process included and also enhance students’ attitudes toward the subject matter and in the classroom as well. Furthermore, teachers have also seen that having field...