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sketching on an educational tour

On Sketching

Traveling in a new place can be an overwhelming experience. I was reminded of this fact on a recent holiday in Andalusia. When you see so much splendor, so many ...

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2017 Teacher Appreciation Week Contest Winners

Announcing the Winners of our 2017 Teacher Appreciation Week Contest!

Year after year, Teacher appreciation week never fails to amaze all of us at ACIS. Whenever we ask our community of student travelers to nominate the teachers in their life ...

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“Mad” King Ludwig

“Mad” King Ludwig

Susan Braun taught public school in Indiana for eight years before taking a break to raise her own children. She has taught studies about King Ludwig to students, both during ...

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educational tours to canada

Oh, Canada!

France has just been through its elections. A narrow campaign that needed a centrist like Macron to beat a crazy person. In the U.K., they are having another election. Brexit ...

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AP German Lesson Plan on King Ludwig II

Monarchs Who Shaped History – King Ludwig II of Bavaria [6 LESSON PLANS]

When delving into the history of a time or place, certain influential figures are unavoidable. That’s why we’re excited to launch our latest series of lesson plans focused on Monarchs ...

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teacher spotlight gail gillis

Teacher Spotlight: Gail Gillis – Gig Harbor, Washington

Gail Gillis is a Spanish Teacher from Gig Harbor, Washington, and an ACIS Group Leader. She led a group of students on an educational tour to Spain this spring where ...

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teacher appreciation week 2017

The ACIS Teacher Appreciation Week 2017 Contest!

    At ACIS, every week is Teacher Appreciation Week, but this week, the rest of the country is joining us in letting the teachers of the world know just ...

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Educational tours to Terracotta Army of Xi'an China Destination Spotlight

Terracotta Army of Xi’an China: Destination Spotlight

If you are lucky enough to get the chance to visit “The Red Dragon,” better known as China, we know all the sites that should be on your bucket list. ...

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Slow-Cooker Poulet Basquaise [Recipe]

Slow-Cooker Poulet Basquaise [Recipe]

I have never seen a slow-cooker sold in France, which is why I hold on to mine like a little treasure. It seems like such a practical thing for a ...

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educational tour to Paris for Art Lovers

Paris for Art Lovers

If you’re a real lover of art, whether you’ve been to Paris before or not, it can be hard to know just how to see it all in the few ...

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