California Educator

October / November 2018

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L O O K I N G F O R W A Y S to provide students with the ultimate cultural experience so they can broaden their horizons? Have a desire to travel to far-off places – for free? If the answer to both these questions is yes, consider chaperoning a student trip. It's never too early to plan. Chaperoning isn't for everyone; some educators shudder at combin- ing the words "travel" and "student." And, truthfully, it's a huge leap to go from supervising lunchtime activities on campus to shepherding students through airports and foreign countries. But the rewards of chaperoning can be amazing and magical, says Kelly Davis, an English Educator chaperones on student trips make learning come alive — and enjoy travel perks as well By Sherry Posnick-Goodwin At right, Brian Jacobs poses with his students in front of the Eiffel Tower. Jacobs teaches at Ernest Lawrence Highly Gifted Magnet Middle School in Los Angeles. Below, Natalie Valles with her group of students from Tahquitz High School in Hemet. 18 Feature See the World—

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