Reinventing the Field Trip with Digital Technology

Next Wednesday afternoon, I’m planning to attend a presentation at Carleton College called “Museum in Your Backpack: Museums, Digital Technology, and the Future of K-12 Education.” The presentation is by a web designer at the Minnesota History Center. Here’s a YouTube video about how the history center is using digital technology—iPods, QR codes, and videoconferencing technology—to make school field trips more interactive for 21st-century students.

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