Friday, April 6, 2012

Roberta Tipps Elementary fourth graders travel to Austin with Education in Action’s “Proud to be Texan” program

Fourth grade teachers at Roberta Tipps Elementary took their classrooms on the road to Austin with Education in Action’s “Proud to be Texan” experiential learning day program, April 5, 2012.



Tipps Capitol Group Photo


Tipps Museum Group Photo




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Each year, Mansfield ISD fourth grade teachers and students from various campuses travel to Austin with Education in Action’s “Proud to be Texan” experiential learning day program

Students visit the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and the Texas State Capitoland experienced what they are learning in fourth grade Texas History

On the way to Austin students discuss why Texans are so proud of their unique heritage and participate in activities and games in preparation for their visit. In Austin the students visited their legislators at the State Capitol offices. Students see first-hand where Texas laws are made as they tour the State Capitol including the Senate and House of Representatives chambers.