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The World is Our Classroom

Our First Grade boys spent a beautiful spring morning at the Top of the Rock observation tower in midtown Manhattan to conduct a field study of select NYC landmarks, while incorporating aspects of map skills they had learned as well.

The activity is the newest component of the First Grade social studies program, which focuses on the landmarks and geography of New York City.

Saint David's has been increasing the frequency of experiential learning opportunities to reinforce and deepen understanding of key concepts learned in the classroom by providing more field trips in all grades.  All of our out-of-classroom experiences are strategically developed, directly connected to the curriculum, and focused.

The world is our classroom, and what better place to see much of it than from the Top of the Rock!

The photo above depicts the boys looking south.

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