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Falling in Love With Travel Tracker Field Trip Software

The Travel Tracker is a cloud based field trip software that allows you to quickly and efficiently manage your travel request process. Here are just a few ways that the Travel Tracker Application can help you and your district!

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Don’t Leave the Bill on the Table - Know Who’s Paying Before You Go

Don’t Leave the Bill on the Table - Know Who’s Paying Before You Go

Ask any teacher, administrator, or district manager and they will inevitably agree school trips cost money and can be a hassle. Often times, after a trip, teachers and schools are left scrambling to process invoices. Of course,

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Field Trips Made Easy: App-Garden’s Travel Tracker Reduces Paperwork, Headaches, and Stress

Field Trips Made Easy: App-Garden’s Travel Tracker Reduces Paperwork, Headaches, and Stress

A quick, cursory Google search about the decline of field trips in today’s education system will return results pointing the blame in a number of directions. Two of these being the excessive paperwork involved and lack of extra time to

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5 Ways Field Trips Benefit Your Students

5 Ways Field Trips Benefit Your Students

Field trips offer students the opportunity to apply classroom instruction in a real-world, firsthand environment. Often field trips are geared towards history or art and other areas, such as math, are overlooked. Algebra teachers, how many

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Alleviating the Burden of Field Trip Management: Client Testimony

Alleviating the Burden of Field Trip Management: Client Testimony

The Travel Tracker was developed to alleviate the  burden of Field Trip Management for school districts. From simplified trip request  submissions to the real-time accessibility for managing trip logistics, the Travel Tracker software

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What Makes the Calendar Feature A Pivotal Part Of the Travel Tracker field trip software?

What Makes the Calendar Feature A Pivotal Part Of the Travel Tracker field trip software?

The Calendar Feature of the Travel Tracker The App-Garden Travel Tracker field trip software provides an automated, streamlined process for tracking all of your transportation department’s field and athletic trip needs. The Travel Tracker is a

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The Travel Tracker is Changing the Game for Field Trip Management

The Travel Tracker is Changing the Game for Field Trip Management

Our customers can tell you all about how the Travel Tracker has changed their field trip management process. We recently spoke with John Seussman, Transportation Director for North Thurston Public Schools.  North Thurston has about 14,500

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How our Field Trip Management Software “Fits The Need”

How our Field Trip Management Software “Fits The Need”

  Our Field trip management software, The Travel Tracker, has made a big difference for Guilford County Schools!

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High School Stressors And How They Can Be Prevented

High School Stressors And How They Can Be Prevented

Since the late 90s, students have become increasingly more stressed each year due to rising expectations of colleges and universities.  As reported by The Seattle Times, many schools just like Roosevelt High experienced crisis levels of stress

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Seat Belts on Buses? Both Sides Of The Ongoing Debate

Seat Belts on Buses? Both Sides Of The Ongoing Debate

The App-Garden works with hundreds of school districts nationwide and we have heard the subject of seat belts on buses being debated many times. While this may at first seem like a no brainer “yes we should” answer, many disagree. Below are

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Automated Field Trip Software helps Hopkins, KY in Managing Field Trips

Automated Field Trip Software helps Hopkins, KY in Managing Field Trips

Marci Cox, transportation director at Hopkins County Schools KY, struggled with an inefficient and time consuming field trip process and manual driver bidding process. The process for managing field trips was paper-based and cumbersome, taking a

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Short on Bus Drivers | App-Garden | Travel Tracker

Short on Bus Drivers | App-Garden | Travel Tracker

More often than not, a shortage of bus drivers is an ongoing concern for Transportation Departments. When districts are short on bus drivers, transportation directors may have to put in additional hours which can add to their stress. Having to

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Field Trip Integration with GPS | Travel Tracker

Field Trip Integration with GPS | Travel Tracker

Field trip integration with GPS When it comes to planning field trips, athletic trips, and school bus routes, managing travel requests can become time consuming and costly. Kim Gates, the Cost Clerk for Lincoln County Schools, North Carolina, had

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Why University Based Field Trips Jump Start Success | software for school administrators

Why University Based Field Trips Jump Start Success | software for school administrators

Parents and teachers alike are always thinking of ways to get their students/children prepared and excited for their future education. Many parents plant the seed in their children starting from a very young age that they are going to attend a

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Make Your Field Trip Driver Bidding / Selection Process Drama Free! | software for school administrators

Make Your Field Trip Driver Bidding / Selection Process Drama Free! | software for school administrators

Every other Friday, Marci Cox, transportation director at Hopkins County Schools, KY, had to conduct a field trip driver bidding and trip selection meeting. These meetings lasted for two to three hours on average and were dreadful to sit

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Make Your Field Trip Invoicing Process More Efficient

Make Your Field Trip Invoicing Process More Efficient

Invoicing for field and athletic trips can be a very cumbersome and time-consuming process.  Automating this process provides a way to save considerable time for your transportation department as well as recover the funds much faster.  School

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The Benefits Of Field Trips | software for school administrators

School trips can be a valuable part of the curriculum for K-12 students. Whether they visit a zoo, a museum, an historic site, or a local business, these trips can allow students to experience first-hand what they might be studying in the classroom.

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Incomplete And Illegible Trip Requests Waste Valuable Time And Energy | software for school administrators

Transportation directors tell us that paper field trip requests cause them to spend a lot of extra time and energy processing these requests.  Watch this short video to understand why.

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Even Smaller Districts Benefit From A Cloud Based Field Trip Software | software for school administrators

We hear many times that a district thinks they are too small to benefit from an automated field trip solution.  Our experience, however, has been that even small districts find the Travel Tracker to be a great fit.  Smaller districts also have fewer

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No More Second Guessing

No More Second Guessing "Who Owes What?" On Field Trips | software for school administrators

Invoicing and financial reporting aren’t for everyone. Those words alone may have some of you sweating. We hear from school districts across the country that invoicing a field trip can be the toughest part of the entire trip. There are usually so

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Why is funding approval important for field trips? | software for school administrators

Why is funding approval important for field trips? | software for school administrators

Funding Approval Can Make or Break a Field-Trip, Here’s How The Travel Tracker Can Help! Keeping track of who is paying for various field trips can be time consuming for transportation and sometimes leads to trips that nobody wants to claim when

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School Nurses Are An Important Part Of School Districts | software for school administrators

School Nurses Play a Huge Role in Your District!

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Why An Automated Trip Estimate Is Important To Your District | software for school administrators

Why An Automated Trip Estimate Is Important To Your District | software for school administrators

We hear from transportation departments across the country that they receive many phone calls from teachers and coaches wanting to know the estimated cost of a field trip.  Watch this short video telling why an automated trip estimate is

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