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Teacher Spotlight: Renee Sumpton – Redding, California

Renee Sumption is a Spanish teacher at Grant Elementary School in Redding, CA. The overseas trips she organizes are for elementary and middle school students, plus their families. We spoke ...

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Virtual Tourism – Online Tour of the Alhambra de Granada [6 LESSON PLANS]

When it comes to learning a world language, there’s no better way than to immerse students in the culture of the target language. That’s where the language comes alive and ...

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Stepping Back into Florence

Florence remains one of those magnetic cities of the world drawing the fascinated, the inspired and the curious in their droves to itself. After all, who can fail to be ...

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47 Ideas for Your Next Fundraising Event

As the holiday season fast approaches, fundraising for your travel program has the potential to shift into second gear. With everyone in the giving mood, the window of opportunity is wide open ...

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ACTFL 2016 – We’ll See You in Boston!

Coming to Boston for ACTFL 2016? If so, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome you to our home city! Come to Our Booth for a Chance to Win a Free ...

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10 Places to Find Election Day Teacher Resources

Presidential elections have a way of captivating the nation like no other, and this year’s election certainly hasn’t been an exception. No matter what candidate you support, everyone can agree ...

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Exceptional Educational Journeys: Announcing the 2018-2019 ACIS Catalog!

At ACIS, we’re a group of passionate individuals committed to delivering an exceptional travel experience. We know the value of life-changing travel experiences ourselves and are always willing to go above ...

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Why I Became a Teacher – An Essay on Global Citizenship

Beth Marshall is a French Teacher and World Languages Dept. Chair at Riverbend High School in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a world languages educator, she is passionate about not only teaching ...

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The Smithsonian Institution – Destination Spotlight

Few places in America encapsulate as much history and education as the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Established in 1846, the Smithsonian is a group of museums managed by the ...

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The Multi-Ethnic History of the English Language

One of the great pleasures (and occasional challenges) of traveling to a foreign country is encountering languages other than English and marveling at how different, how strange, and how utterly ...

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