5 Ways Travel Experiences Elevate Education

5 Ways Travel Experiences Elevate Education

The benefits of educational travel prove Benjamin Franklin’s belief: “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

When Tarpon Conservatory students travel, the opportunity offers experiences that differ from the classroom. These experiences help students to be open to possibilities. After visiting Berklee College of Music on a Conservatory trip, one such student, Nick Bredal, dreamed of going to Berklee — he’s attending new student orientation this week.

Experiential learning and travel put students in new scenarios and settings where communication, critical thinking and problem-solving accelerate learning. They also discover parts of the country they may have never seen, meet and see other student musicians perform and interact with world-class instructors and clinicians.

Help Tarpon Conservatory students travel to New York and perform at Carnegie Hall in 2018 by donating to March to Carnegie Hall.

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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