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Our Top 5 Favorite "Back to School"  Educators' Resources

“Back to School” is just around the corner - and we at NationsClassroom are teachers’ biggest fans.  And we’re not alone. The historic attractions on our tours love supporting teachers; in fact, most of the attractions offer virtual Classroom Resources designed to enhance learning without having to leave the classroom.  We’ve compiled a list of our favorite “Educator Resources” from some of NationsClassroom’s most popular historical east coast destinations.

 

So even if a school trip isn’t in your immediate future this year, we encourage you to take a look at these resources designed to make learning history come to life in the classroom. 

 

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Topics: Museum of the American Revolution, Colonial Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg, Smithsonian Museums, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, White House

Colonial Williamsburg Offers Two "Haunting" Experiences this Fall

Colonial Williamsburg continues to be one of NationsClassroom's most popular student group trip destinations.  And as the birthplace of America's revolution, it's easy to see why.  During the day, visitors enjoy learning about 18th century colonial life on over 300 acres of historic property.  But, by night?  That's when some believe Colonial Williamsburg takes on a spookier feel and the real fun begins.  

 

Now through November 16th, Colonial Williamsburg is offering two updated "haunting" after-dark experiences for visitors to explore the spookier side of Colonial Williamsburg... if you dare.

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Topics: Colonial Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg Takes Extra Precautions for Animals During Summer Heat

As summer kicks into full swing, our favorite NationsClassroom destinatons are preparing not only for an increase in visitors, but also for an increase in temperatures - especially for our furry friends.  So how does a place like Colonial Williamsburg ensure animal safety during the heat of the summer?

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Topics: Colonial Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg

Popular School Trip Destination Makes New York Times' 52 Places to Go in 2019 List

The New York Times just put out its annual “52 Places to Go in 2019” list.  And guess which popular NationsClassroom school trip destination made the list at #12?

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Topics: Colonial Williamsburg

Forbes' List of 14 Best Places to Travel in the U.S. in 2019

Forbes magazine just released the 14 Best Places to Travel in the U.S. - and Colonial and Greater Williamsburg, Virginia made the list!  To compile the list, Forbes Senior Contributor Laura Begley Bloom reached out to 14 of the most “plugged-in travel experts and influencers” to find their opinions for the top places that are on their radars for 2019.

 

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Topics: Colonial Williamsburg

History, Science, and Architecture Teach Guests About 300 Years of History at Colonial Williamsburg's Everard House

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Mar 20, 2018 1:09:59 PM

An educational tour allows teachers and students to learn in new environments and from people with a variety of experiences and perspectives. For example, the events planned to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Everard House are bringing together the work of scientists, researchers, archaeologists, architects, and more for visitors to experience in Colonial Williamsburg.

 

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Topics: Colonial Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg

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