Combining fieldwork and field trips can also present some real challenges. Here are some tips from Ms. Olson and the Edmentum and Calvert Learning teams for successfully combining and making the most of PBL fieldwork and field trips.
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Teresa Tirabassi received her B.S. from Notre Dame of Maryland University and has worked at Calvert Learning since 2008 in both the curriculum and marketing departments. As part of the Edmentum team, Teresa is excited to support teachers and help them make a difference in their students’ lives no matter where they live.
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