Author Archive For: James Glavin

Why not China? Reasons China is a must for students

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to travel along with one of our ACIS groups on their 10 day tour of China. I joined a high school group from Long Island as ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Renee Sumption – 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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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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See You in San Diego! ACIS at ACTFL

If you’re a language teacher and heading to the ACTFL Conference in San Diego later this month, then you’re probably getting as excited as we are! It looks like it’ll ...

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ACIS Is On the Road: Join Us On Our Fall Event Schedule

We make no secret of the fact that we love our teachers. We think the work they do in creating the next generation of global citizens is one of the most ...

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Your ACIS Travel Toolkit: How to Make Planning a Breeze

Does the prospect of planning an educational tour can seem overwhelming to you? We get it—you’re a busy teacher, not a sales person or a travel agent. The good news is ...

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How Educational Travel Can Help Your Teaching Career

We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about the amazing benefits that educational travel can have on students. Taking young people out of their comfort zone to ...

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Create a Buzz for Your Trip this Summer with Social Media

The final school bell has rung and you know what that means—family vacations, summer camp, barbecues…but you can also use the summer to keep the excitement about your trip going. ...

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Lilli Evans, on a recent trip to Vietnam.

A Royal Student Traveler Spotlight!

Every month we bring you a new ‘Travel Changes Lives’ story that highlights the achievements of our former student travelers. This particular post was inspired by another of our blog ...

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5 Myths About Educational Travel…Busted!

We understand that arranging an educational trip can seem like a daunting task. We hear the same concerns time and time again from teachers thinking about educational travel. But here’s ...

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