Author Archive For: Guest Blogger

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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Brandon’s 5 Recommendations for Visiting Madrid

Brandon is currently studying Spanish at UT Austin and has spent a year in Seville as part of his curriculum. You can see more of his time abroad in our ...

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5 Fierce Female Rulers to Include in Your Next History Lesson

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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7 Ancient Places to Eat in Modern Rome

Skye Shirley is a teacher, writer, and spoken Latin enthusiast whose immersive lessons embrace the most recent and convincing research into second language acquisition. She has presented on pedagogical topics ...

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The Power of Educational Travel: Reflections from a Student Globetrotter

Annie Arthur is a current International Program Coordinator Intern at ACIS. She is a Senior at Syracuse University where she is majoring in International Relations and Citizenship and Civic Engagement ...

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Berlin: The City of 100 Faces

Guest Blogger and ACIS Tour Manager Peter Ede has been traveling the world for as long as he can remember.  In fact, he started taking high-school Americans around Europe when studying at ...

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An Ideal Walking Tour of Rome Part 3

In the third and final post on walking through Rome, ACIS travel supervisor and local Roman guide Carlotta Boldrini picks up where Part 2 left off and shares an evening with ...

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