Virtual Tours: ‘No Permission Slip Needed!’

There is no need for a permission slip

and no end to the places a class can go on a virtual tour.


There are many virtual tours on the world wide web.

Not all of them have potential for classroom learning.


I chose three that I thought were interesting.

Take a look and see what you think

about their potential for classroom use.

Great Wall of China
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Virtual Tour of The Great Wall of China


Anne Frank Huis
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Behind the Bookcase: Anne Frank’s House


October Light
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A Trip to the Forest

This one might be useful

on National Tree Day, 9th October.

Update: Here is a virtual tour of a rainforest in contrast.


Before using these in class I would suggest

getting very familiar with the navigation involved in each.


How fortunate we are to be teaching

and learning in schools in the 21st Century!

We have come a long way from ‘chalk and talk’.