Electronic Field Trips
Tips and Techniques

    An electronic field trip is probably a good place to start learning about the WWW, because it is based on the actual field trip, which is an activity familiar to most K-12 students and teachers. Curricular, cognitive, and social goals similar to those of an actual field trip can be accomplished with an electronic field trip as well. And the best part is that nobody leaves their mittens behind!

    Research findings have shaped this list of tips and techniques for conducting electronic field trips, as has an understanding of the Internet environment. Teachers becoming more familiar and comfortable with the Internet can probably add to this list:

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