Author Archive For: Guest Blogger

Pourquoi Québec? 5 Reasons Canada is the Perfect Introductory Trip for French Students

Beth Marshall is an ACIS Academic Travel Advisor and group leader who has been traveling with us for over 23 years.  Download the 2019-2020 ACIS USA and Canada Catalog Bonjour, ...

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ACIS Student Spotlight: Amanda Travels to Indochina

This Spring, Amanda R. traveled to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand with ACIS Tours and got to experience cultures completely different (and yet, in surprising ways very similar to) the life ...

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6 Facts to Know About Bastille Day

Susan Braun taught public school in Indiana for eight years before taking a break to raise her own children. She was awarded a Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship and a National ...

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6 Ways to Engage Students Before, During and After Your Trip

By Beth Marshall, Academic Travel Adviser and ACIS group leader since 1995 – trip #15 under her belt and counting! As I reflect on the trip I recently lead this ...

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“The Best Experience I’ve Ever Had” – A Student’s Post Trip Reflections

My name is Kiylin Gaff, I’m 16, and I’m a junior at Linden High School in Michigan. I enjoy writing poetry in my free time or learning new instruments like ...

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5 Royal Sites to Visit in London Beyond Buckingham Palace

Susan Braun taught public school in Indiana for eight years before taking a break to raise her own children. She was awarded a Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship and a National ...

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Teacher Travel Recap: Global Conference in Panama

ACIS Group Leader Chris Layson has been traveling for many years, and this past MLK weekend he had the opportunity to attend a Global Conference in Panama. We talked to ...

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Teacher Travel Recap: Barcelona Training Weekend

My name is Adam, and I teach English in Monroe, Louisiana. I’m a first time ACIS Group Leader, and as such, I was invited to participate in their annual Barcelona ...

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4 Things My Students Have Taught Me About Chinese New Year

Leandra Beabout taught high school English before transitioning to a brief career in newspaper journalism. She now splits her time between teaching English as a new language in the virtual classroom and ...

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“Full Circle Moments” By ACIS Chaperone Tom Fraher

A recent conversation: “Tom, have you ever been abroad?” “Yup-United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, South Africa and China.” “Wow, you’ve done a decent amount of traveling!” I’m lucky ...

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