On Wednesday May 15, Classes 3.1 and 3.2 spent the morning visiting and exploring the Golden Cane. The purpose of this field trip was for students take what they’ve learned in the classroom and apply using a real organization.
How We Organize?Ourselves
Organizations?exist to assist a community.
Lines of Inquiry:
- The purpose and function of organizations
- The features and structures of an organization
- Evidence that shows how organizations?assist a community
Our wonderful hosts at the Golden Cane had many great activities planned for our students. Upon arrival the students gathered around a giant 3D map of the compound?and listened attentively as the Golden Cane explained all the different features available in and around their organization.
After that, the students of 3,1 and 3,2 were mixed into 3 groups and taken for a tour of the facilities. During this time students paid close attention and asked many questions to understand all the different features of the Golden Cane.
Next, we were fortunate enough to be invited to attend the monthly birthday party held for the residents. We watched several performances and then 3,1 and 3,2 performed acts of their own and wished everyone a happy birthday.
Then our ever accommodating?hosts, arranged for students in groups of 4-5 to interview their employees about the structure, function and purpose of the Golden Cane. It was wonderful to see students so engaged and asking wonderful questions.
We ended our visit with a lovely lunch. During this time students accompanied the residents of the Golden Cane and joined them for lunch. This put a great big smile on the faces of the residents to have such well-mannered and polite students dining with them.
The students not only enjoyed the trip to the Golden Cane but also learned a lot?about how organizations work in the real world. We would like to extend our gratitude and thanks to the Golden Cane for inviting us to their organization and going above and beyond to provide us with such a wonderful and educational experience.