Interurban Railway Museum Teaching Tips Steps to Success • Sign up for the field trip before January. (972) 941 – 2117 • Become an Expert in your part of Plano’s History. Steps to Success cont. • Review the guidebook and video from the Elementary Curriculum Planner. • Have Fun Learning the History of Plano! Steps to Success cont. • Dress for the weather – rain gear for a rainy day – a hat and sun block in hot sunny weather – a coat for cold weather – closed shoes fit for plenty of walking • Discuss Museum Manners. • Bring your letters to mail! Taking Care of Details • The field trip will last for 2 hours and 40 minutes, so plan lunch accordingly. • Eat snacks before leaving school. • Be ready to guide and have the students ready to learn at 10:00 a.m. Taking Care of Details cont… • Number of guides needed: 5 – Suggested: 4 teachers, 1 chaperone – Consider Special Education teacher, paraprofessional. Counselor, or a parent • All untrained adults need to attend a training session in January. How do I become an expert in my field? Go to the Interurban Museum for Training. January Training Dates Monday – January 24, 2006 or Tuesday – January 31, 2006 *It is strongly recommended that untrained adults leading a station attend ONE of these training sessions. Take some time to READ and become familiar with the station for which you are responsible. The trip focuses on Continuity and Change, but connections can be made to Balance and Stability and Systems. Have Fun!!!
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