Elementary school talk

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Elementary school talk

Postby Salomea » Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:19 am

Hello,

I have children in elementary school. And I do know a few people who are good explaining to children what they are doing - doctors, optometrists, and so on. One night an idea popped into my head. In many US movies I have seen adults, usually parents, who come to speak with the children about what they are doing. Also youtube offers a wealth of information about how things are made. As renting a bus to visit a factory so children can see how things are made and demystify common processes can be quite expensive, I ask why not. But besides this rough idea I have nothing.

Do you know people, preferably teachers that organize this kind of visits? Are there written tutorials online? All I can find with my searches are articles helping people with homeschooling. I need this information so I can make a plan that I can present to the school.

Cheers!

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Re: Elementary school talk

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:42 pm

Interesting first post.

Have you been lurking here very long?

I'll do the official greeting later if nobody else beats me to it. :)
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Re: Elementary school talk

Postby Rob Lister » Sun Apr 19, 2015 8:38 pm

Salomea wrote:Hello,

I have children in elementary school. And I do know a few people who are good explaining to children what they are doing - doctors, optometrists, and so on. One night an idea popped into my head. In many US movies I have seen adults, usually parents, who come to speak with the children about what they are doing. Also youtube offers a wealth of information about how things are made. As renting a bus to visit a factory so children can see how things are made and demystify common processes can be quite expensive, I ask why not. But besides this rough idea I have nothing.

Do you know people, preferably teachers that organize this kind of visits? Are there written tutorials online? All I can find with my searches are articles helping people with homeschooling. I need this information so I can make a plan that I can present to the school.

Cheers!


I think there is some sort of a language barrier.

Otherwise, YouTube. How It's Made.

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Re: Elementary school talk

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sun Apr 19, 2015 9:39 pm

Official greeting time. :)

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Re: Elementary school talk

Postby Anaxagoras » Sun Apr 19, 2015 9:58 pm

Hi. Welcome to the forum. Good luck with your presentation. :)
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